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Bruce BergmanAIA

Principal Architect, Forensics

Mr. Bergman is a licensed architect with over 38 years of experience including over 23 years as a forensic architect. His diverse architecture portfolio includes higher education, medical, institutional, commercial, retail mixed-use and residential buildings.

As a forensic architect consultant and testifying expert witness, Mr. Bergman provides expertise on many types of design and construction claims, including construction defects, building code standards interpretation and compliance, architectural standard of care, and issues relevant to green buildings.

His professional practice integrates forensic architecture, risk mitigation strategies, and sustainable design and construction.

Education & Certification

California State University, San Luis Obispo BS, Architecture
Ecole des Arts Americains, Fontainebleau, France, Summer Design Program

State of California Registered Architect – #C-15719
State of Nevada Registered Architect – #5303
State of Arizona Registered Architect – #43884
State of Hawaii Registered Architect – #AR 18141
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) #53776
LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C) – #10385134;


American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
San Diego Green Building Council (USGBC Chapter)
Claims and Litigation Management (CLM)