Ila Berman

General Information

Occupation: Professor, Architect

Resident City: New Orleans

Resident State/Province: Louisiana

Resident Country: United States

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Subject: Urban Planning and Design


Employer: Tulane University

Title: Associate Dean of the School of Architecture

City: New Orleans

State: Louisiana

Country: United States

Employer: Studio Matrixx

Title: Principal

City: New Orleans

State: Louisiana

Country: United States

Notes: interdisciplinary design firm which toured the exhibit "bodyworks."


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No apprenticeships on record


Name: Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Medal for Design

Name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Fellowships

Name: J. P. Herndon Traveling Fellowship

Notes: conducted research on contemporary urban and architectural landscapes in Paris and Barcelona


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: URBANbuild

Description: an outreach design program that provides urban design and innovative sustainable prototypical housing solutions to rehabilitate and revitalize areas of the city historically dominated by blight and abandonment.

City: New Orleans

State: Louisiana

Country: United States


Notes: Berman is co-director of the program


Institution: Havard University

Department: Graduate School of Design

Degree: Doctorate in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism


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Professional Affiliations

Organization: the Mayor's BNOB Commission in New Orleans

Role: member of Urban Design Committee

Notes: working collaborativel to support the development of design directives and strategies for rebuilding the city.

Publications By

Title: New Orleans: Strategies for a City in Soft Land

Co-author: Joan Busquets and Felipe Correa

Publisher: Harvard University

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2005

Publications About

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