Julia Bernert, RA, LEED AP, is a registered architect and educator. She is the co-founder of Clearwater Architects, an architectural practice emphasizing the delivery of high-quality, client-sensitive design with expertise in adaptive reuse, historic preservation and residential design. The firm’s projects have included restorations of state and federal historic register public buildings and fortifications, commercial and municipal interior design, community-based land use planning and a LEED platinum multi-generational residence. Since 2010, she has also worked to design sustainable alternatives for affordable elderly housing with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development House Doctor program. In addition to her role as a critic at RISD, Bernert teaches undergraduate and graduate architecture studios at Roger Williams University and directs the Roger Williams Summer Academy in Architecture. She has also taught drawing and design at the Boston Architectural College, Emerson College, the Engineering Program at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Julia Bernert
- BA, Hampshire College
- MARC, Massachusetts Institute Technology