Tim Bertschinger

Tim Bertschinger


Associate Principal

"Architects have the unique privilege of defining the character and possibility of the environments in which nearly all human experience takes place."

Inspired to pursue his career as an architect by an interest in and passion for history and the connection between the built environment and the growth and development of human culture. Tim draws purpose and meaning from his work designing environments that expand the potential and opportunities for those who experience them. His work engages a number of different practice areas with a focus on the development of places that offer a diversity of function and experience delivered through a framework that maximizes engagement and sustainable outcomes. Tim is both a practitioner and educator with a focus on the future of the profession and the built environment.

Our Perkins Eastman

Tim is a leader in Design and Project Execution development at Perkins Eastman; he started and maintains a project-review process in his office that creates positive feedback loops to enhance support frameworks for project teams, elevate communication, bring a focus to design excellence, and impart a practice- and project-specific focus to the professional development of staff at every level.


  • Phone:

  • +1 (202) 906-9544
  • Email:

  • Linkedin:

  • Education

  • Cornell University, B.Arch
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects
  • AIA DC
  • Urban Land Institute