Karen Bermann
Associate Professor, Architecture
Contact Information
Phone: (515) 294-8913
Email: kbermann@iastate.edu
Office: 485 Design
Mailing Address
Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
Education

BArch, The Cooper Union, 1983
MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 1991

Research Interests

Multidisciplinary beginning design education; monuments and memorials; self-built housing and conditions of habitation in Roma camps in Italy

 

Current Projects

Core Director for the College of Design, overseeing the first year courses; Coordinator for Design Studies 102, the first-year three-dimensional studio; organizer and teacher of the Core Mentor Program, in which upper-level students mentor first-year students. I am currently writing, with Isabella Clough Marinaro, an article on Roma camps for the Do-It-Yourself Urbanism issue of The Journalism of Urbanism.