Michael Berk

 Michael Berk

Title:

  • Professor Emeritus | Director Emeritus

Contacts:

mberk@caad.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 235-2202
240 Giles Hall

Overview

Summary:

Michael A. Berk, AIA is the former director (2009-2019) of the School of Architecture @ Mississippi State University and senior faculty member (29 years) where he held the F.L. Crane Endowed Professorship. He is a registered architect (California & Florida) with an extensive practice as a design partner and project architect prior to his academic career. Berk taught and researched in the areas of: digital media + information design and factory-built housing (GreenMobile®). He is considered by many to be a leading expert in the area of ecological design.

Berk was named Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus by the MSU Provost’s Office in July 2019 and currently maintains an office in the Carl Small Town Center at the MSU School of Architecture.

Education:

  • Master of Arts (MA), Architecture, University of Florida, 1982
  • Bachelor of Design Architecture ( B.Des. Arch), Architecture, University of Florida, 1979

Research interests:

Digital Media + Information Design & Theory
Ecological Design & Theory
Factory-built modular housing (GreenMobile®)
Design/build fabrication