Arvid Osterberg

Arvid Osterberg PhD

University Professor, Architecture

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Contact

arvido@iastate.edu

Campus Office: 493 Design

Mailing Address
Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana () --1969

Master of Architecture, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana () --1972

Doctor of Architecture (and Certificate in Gerontology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor () --1980

Bio

Research Interests

Ongoing research regarding; building and site safety as related to fall prevention, standards and codes related to safety issues, accessibility standards and inclusive design, and designing for the life span.

Past research includes research in the areas of; historic preservation, restoration and rehabilitation methods and procedures, building assessments and post occupancy evaluations, passive solar design, and energy conservation related to building performance.

 

Current Projects

Recent Books

‘Dream House, on the prairie’ by Arvid Osterberg, published by Culicidae Press, 2022  ISBN 987-1-68315-040-4 (paperback edition). Available in hard cover, paperback, large print, and Kindle versions.

‘We All Fall Down, staying vertical in a hazardous world,’ by Arvid Osterberg, published by Culicidae Press, 2021  ISBN 987-1-68315-028-2 (paperback edition). Available in hard cover, paperback, large print, and Kindle versions.

‘Access for Everyone, A Guide to the Accessibility of Buildings and Sites with references to ADASAD,’ Third Edition, by Dr. Arvid E. Osterberg, published by Facilities Planning & Management, Iowa State University, 2010  ISBN 978-0-9726480-3-8 

 

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