Sunday, June 27, 2010
Bernstein, Bay Area architect and Los Altos Hills Historical Society
President, will give a special presentation "Stories from
the Design Notebooks. My House Is Historic. Can I Remodel It?"
Mr. Bernstein works extensively in the Bay Area and has lived
in Italy where he studied Italian and European traditions. Mr.
Bernstein will share his design experience, using the United States
Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic
Buildings, and relating lessons from the past as a guide for design
MARTIN BERNSTEIN ARCHITECT
Martin Bernstein is the Founder and Principal of Martin Bernstein
Architect. Mr. Bernstein obtained his Bachelor of Architecture
degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis
Obispo. Martin has also lived in Italy, where he has studied the
Italian and European traditions. He is well versed in styles ranging
from historical to contemporary.
Martin has been active in Bay Area home design since 1984, and
is familiar with the unique character of various neighborhoods,
as well as local building regulations.
His recent and past projects and awards include
a major renovation and addition to the Slonaker Residence in Palo
Alto, CA, which earned the Historic Residential Renovation Award,
Palo Alto Stanford Heritage, Professorville Historic District,
Palo Alto, CA, USA, and a major alteration and contemporary addition
to a significant residence in Woodside, CA, USA. He also serves
on the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board, Palo Alto, CA, USA,
President, Los Altos Hills Historical Society, Los Altos Hills,
CA, USA, and served as President, Palo Alto Stanford Heritage,
Palo Alto, CA, USA.
Martin's Architectural Travel Drawings have been exhibited in
San Francisco, CA, USA and Santa Clara, CA, USA. He currently
leads architectural walking tours in Pacific Heights, San Francisco,
CA, USA and the Professorville National Historic District and
Downtown Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA, USA. Martin provides architectural
freehand drawing instruction and cover art drawing services for
Mills College Cottage Tours, Palo Alto, CA, USA.