Leonard Bertaux, AIA is a co-founder and principal emeritus of the firm. Over his career, Leonard Bertaux has focused on planning and design of academic, transportation, commercial, municipal, and residential projects throughout the north east.
With an educational background in physics and architecture, he leverages his passion for improving the ways buildings work to create high performance structures that are energy efficient, resource wise, and people centered. Focusing on ways to move architecture to net-zero energy use, his philosophy is to maximize passive building strategies to reduce energy need while incorporating cost-effective renewable energy solutions to further enhance energy independence. Leonard is a leading practitioner of sustainable design and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Leonard’s innovative design work has been recognized by numerous design excellence awards, most recently for the Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center, which has brought new vitality to the city’s waterfront. Prior to forming Bertaux+Iwerks he was a design principal with the Wallace Floyd Design Group for 14 years.
Connecticut # 7991
Maine # 1232
New York #025485
LEED Accredited Professional
Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Architecture 1977
Ecole Nationale Superior des Beaux Arts
Paris, France 1972-73
Univeristy of Rochester
Bachelor of Science in Physics 1972
AIA – American Institute of Architects
BSA – Boston Society of Architects
BSA – Chair, Small Practice Group 2014-2016
ULI – Urban Land Institute
LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design/ U.S. Green