Chairman of the Board
Registered Architect: NY
Other Certifications: FAIA
Education: Bachelor of Architecture – Pratt Institute
Mr. Israel Berger is the founder of Israel Berger and Associates, now a part of Vidaris Inc, where he serves as Chairman of the Board; he is also a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Berger has been a specialist in the design and construction of building envelopes for over 35 years. He has directed the consulting, testing and inspection of curtain walls, windows, metal cladding, pre-cast, masonry walls, roofing and composite assemblies world-wide. In addition, he has directed the façade restoration and re-cladding on many significant projects, including listed landmark buildings.
Developers, architects and construction managers have depended on his advice and counsel on selecting cladding systems, design criteria and contracting parties on some of the world’s highest profile projects. His work encompasses many building types, including commercial, residential and institutional in the United States, Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, and South America.
Mr. Berger’s technical expertise, creative thinking, experience, and a deep familiarity with the façade and roofing industries allow him, along with the professionally diverse members of the firm, to make key judgment calls on which our clients rely during all stages of the design and construction process. Through Mr. Berger’s leadership, technical guidance and expertise, many architects and developers achieve success in creating building envelopes noted for their architectural expression, quality, functionality and durability, with emphasis on energy efficiency and value.