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conrad-bercah is an architect, architectural/urban thinker, and writer. He is the founding director of c-b-a, content for bare architecture, a Berlin-based architectural practice focused on defining a contemporary a-b-c in architecture, expressing the bare life of architectural form stripped of the prevailing rhetoric of the day.

conrad-bercah is the author of many essays and three books: The Bare Life of Architectural Form, Two Books of Memos, which details the architectural theory upon which his practice is based (forthcoming, 2015); dörfer-großstadt, Tactical Town-lines for the Third Millennium, the first app for urban theory (2015); West Workroom, Towards a New Sobriety in Architecture (Charta, 2008), hailed as one of the best books of 2008 by Il Giornale dell'Architettura and Il Giornale dell'Arte and as a watershed in architectural theory by Joseph Rykwert.

conrad-bercah holds degrees from the Politecnico di Torino (1992) and the Harvard Graduate School of Design (1996), where he has served as an instructor (1996), fellow (1997–2000), and design critic (2008-2009). He has given public lectures in North America (Daniels University, Harvard Graduate School of Design, MIT) and in the EU (Domus Academy, TU DELFT, Northeastern University, Politecnico di Torino, Politecnico di Milano, Sofia University). In 2013–14 he was a lecturer at the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism and a speaker at several international simposia, including the TEDxLugano conference.