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Architect, Urban Designer,

Professor, Consultant and Director,

Moving Boundaries Collaborative

Tatiana Berger




Tatiana Berger (M.Arch, Princeton University, B.A. in Arch., UC Berkeley) is an architect, urban designer, educator and consultant. She has worked for over 35 years in the U.S., Portugal, Spain and Austria. Her built works, collaborations and community plans were published in international periodicals and presented in exhibitions in Europe and U.S. Berger worked with Richard Meier in New York,  was Director of the Sochi Olympics 2014 project for ILF Engineers and project architect for Baumschlager-Eberle in Bregenz, Austria. From 1997-2004 she worked as project architect in the office of Alvaro Siza in Porto. In Siza's office she was responsible for the public library in Viana do Castelo, paroquial center in Marco de Canaveses, a community center in Evora and the reconstruction of the Chiado district in Lisbon. among other works. Berger's built work, designed in collaboration with architects named above, is found in Porto and Lisbon in Portugal, and also in Austria, the Netherlands, China, Russia and the U.S. In addition to architecture, her experience in professional practice includes landscape design and urban planning, furniture/product design, and construction administration.     ​

Berger is Founder, Director, Architect and Consultant at Moving Boundaries Collaborative, an international community focused on projects in education, architecture, urban design, landscape design, consulting and advocacy for human-centered design. She has been guest lecturer, professor and design juror at NAAD in Venice, ETH Zurich, Harvard University, Princeton University, NeuroArq Brazil, NAD Chile and Artclever. She was Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego and Professor of Architecture at the Boston Architectural College for 16 years. A member of the Advisory Council of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA), she developed a new curriculum in architectural theory and studio with a focus on ANFA themes as faculty in the pioneering Neuroscience for Architecture Program at NewSchool. In her role as Liaison for Education and curator of lecture series and symposia, she leads the ANFA Center for Education (ACE), an international forum for educators dedicated to reimagining design education. 

​She is Co-Founder of the Compostela Institute, a laboratory for research and education in environmental design, providing courses and workshops since 2010 in anthropology, cultural studies and building crafts in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She has lectured internationally on topics in architectural theory, urbanism and health, regionalism, and transdisciplinary design education. Tatiana has lived in four countries since 1997 and speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian. She currently lives in San Diego, CA.

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