About Bruno Giberti
Bruno Giberti has three degrees in architecture: a BS from Cal Poly (1980), an MArch from UC Berkeley (1989), and a PhD. (1994), also from UC Berkeley. He worked in architecture and architectural journalism, most notably for the magazine Arts + Architecture, before returning to Cal Poly in 1994 as an architectural historian specializing in topics relating to the US and to the modern period. His book, Designing the Centennial: A History of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, was awarded the Material Culture Award by the University Press of Kentucky and was published in 2002 as the first in the series Material Worlds. He is currently taking the Architectural Registration Exams with the goal of being a California licensed architect.
Honors and Awards
- 1999: Material Culture Award for manuscript of Designing The Centennial, University Press of Kentucky