SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AT MĀNOA

Christian Bergum

Visiting Associate Professor
B.A. General Science, University of Oregon 1976; B. Arch, University of Oregon 1976; M. Arch, University of Washington 1978; Ph. D, Architecture, University of Pennsylvania 1981

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Email
cbergum@hawaii.edu

Phone
(808) 956-4910

The significant works of architecture we witness today may be viewed as products not only of the creativity of their architects but that of the society and culture that commissioned them. My teaching has incorporated this view of architecture as a cultural and collaborative art in the courses covering history and theory. In the studio we examine contemporary culture and media as it is related to design as well as human factors, issues of social sustainability and collaborative design.

Research and Creative Work

Profile

  • Areas of Interest

    Architectural Theory, Retirement Communities, Public Interest Design. 

  • Professional Experience

    Principal, Christian Bergum, AIA, Architecture Planning, Fullerton & Victorville, California 1980-Present

  • License(s)

    NCARB Certificate and Registered Architect since 1980 (MT, CA)
    California (current) 

  • Selected Publications

    “Simulations” in 07 Journal of Architecture (Kansas State University) 5 (Spring 1990)

    “Andy Warhol, Woody Allen, Kenny Scharf and Architecture,” Cartouche, Journal of the New School of Architecture, 4:4 (December 1986). Reprinted in Texture, Journal of Texas A&M University, 1:1, (January, 1987) 

    “After Post-Modernism, “Montana State Architectural Review, 2 (Spring 1984), pp. 10-11. Reprinted in Nexus, Journal of Columbia University – Barnard College 3:4 (December 1984)

    “Models of man in the Design of Housing for the Elderly,” Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 1:2 (Spring 1983), pp. 55-64

    “Normative Theory in Architecture,” Montana State Architectural Review, 1 (Spring 1983), pp. 22-23  

  • Courses

    ARCH 200 Professional Practices: Collaboration in Environmental Design

    ARCH 271 & 272 World Architecture & Urbanism A & B

    ARCH 320, 321, 322 Introduction to Architectural Systems A & B, Sustainable Systems

    ARCH 371 Design Theory

    ARCH 490 Special Topics: Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design

    ARCH 522, 525, 526 Architectural Systems I, IV & V: Introduction, Sustainability, Integration

    ARCH 542 Architectural Studio

    ARCH 545 Advanced Professional Practice

    ARCH 551 Special Topics: Architectural Journalism & Criticism

    ARCH 571 Architectural History & Theory

    ARCH 693 Special Topics in Architectural Design: Sustainable Elderly Housing

    ARCH 699 Special Topics in History & Theory: Globalization

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