conrad-bercah works as an architect, architectural/urban thinker, author and as the founding director of c-b-a, a Berlin-based architectural practice aiming at expressing the bare life of architectural form stripped of the prevailing rhetoric of the day. conrad-bercah is the author of many essays and five books: In Search of a Bare Architectural Form, (LetteraVentidue, 2020); Berlin Anachronisms, (LetteraVentidue, 2020); Berlin Fragments. A Heterography of an architectural form (LetteraVentidue, 2018); Dörfer-großstadt, Tactical Town-lines for the Third Millennium, (2015) Merit Award, THE PLAN Best Paper 2015; West Workroom, Towards a New Sobriety in Architecture (Charta, 2008), hailed as a watershed in architectural theory by Joseph Rykwert. conrad-bercah holds degrees from the Politecnico di Torino and the Harvard Graduate School of Design (1996), where he has served as an instructor, fellow and design critic He has given public talks in North America (Daniels University, Harvard GSD, MIT) and in the EU (Domus Academy, TU Delft, Northeastern University, Politecnico di Torino and 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.