Robert E Harrison, AIA, LEED
As a Principal and Architect with Berkshire Design and Bradley Architects, Robert E Harrison is involved in and oversees projects at all levels of design, management, and production. Robert has been practicing architecture in the Berkshires for over thirty years. Robert received his architecture degree from Rhode Island School of Design and is currently licensed in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont. Robert thrives on a being in the middle of a group of hard working, talented and dedicated design professionals.
Community involvement is also very important to Robert. He was a founding board member and co-chair of the Architecture Committee of the Colonial Theatre Association, a founding member of the Berkshire Chapter of the US Green Building Council, and has been on the board of many local organizations including vice chair of the board for the Berkshire South Regional Community Center, chair of the board for the Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries, and board member of Girls Inc., board member of Western Mass. Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and board member of the Berkshire County Historical Society. Robert is also currently a city commissioner for the City of Pittsfield on the Green Commission.
Kerry Bartini, AIA, NCARB
Kerry Bartini is a proud graduate of Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island and is currently a licensed architect in the state of Massachusetts. Kerry has had the privilege of working in three Berkshire County architectural firms for the past sixteen years before becoming a partner at Berkshire Design, Inc. in January of 2018.
Kerry doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t drawing. She has been passionate about architecture, great design and creating space since before she was old enough to know what the word architecture meant. A great education enhanced by great mentors at Berkshire County firms further nurtured her love of design.
Kerry has served as an alumni ambassador for Roger Williams University for the past several years. She was also appointed to the National Council of Architectural Registration Board’s Think Tank in 2016 and currently serves as this year’s Think Tank Chair. In 2017, Kerry became an executive board member of the Western Massachusetts chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Kerry is proud to be a current member of the Berkshire Design, Inc. team, a dynamic group of individuals that bring character, life and personality to each of our projects. She has always been a designer at heart and looks forward to many years at a firm that embraces that passion.
Robert R. Viel, Jr.
Robert R. Viel, Jr. joined BERKSHIRE DESIGN Inc. as associate in 2016. Rob has over 20 years of experience as an Architectural Designer and Drafter. Prior to BERKSHIRE DESIGN, Rob held a position of Designer and Drafter at KOHL CONSTRUCTION, a design/build construction company located in the Five College Area of Hadley, Massachusetts specializing in custom built, and environmentally conscious homes. Prior to that as Senior Designer and Drafter for Pamela Sandler AIA, Architect designing custom, high-end residences located throughout the Berkshires. Being a Western Mass native, Rob enjoys incorporating his love for traditional and classic New England vernacular in his work. Rob holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree as well as an Associate of Applied Science in Architectural Engineering, both from Wentworth Institute of Technology School of Architecture. When Rob doesn’t have his hands full doing a D.I.Y. project on his Victorian home, he enjoys the beaches and wooded retreats of Maine, bowling, swimming, Interior Design and spending time with his family and friends.
Destiny Shropshire began working in the profession for Berkshire Design as a summer intern in 2016, while earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture with a minor in Building and Construction Technology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. After graduating in 2017, she returned to work for Berkshire Design as a full time associate. Since joining the Berkshire Design team, Destiny has been involved with many residential and small-scale commercial projects, through all phases of design.
Destiny is currently enrolled at the Boston Architectural College to earn her Master of Architecture with an anticipated graduation date of December 2019.
Mark S. Eichorn, Associate AIA
Mark S. Eichorn started in the construction industry at sixteen years of age in the field of electricity. Having worked with local contractors for four years he decided that he wanted pursue a career in the field of Architecture. After graduating from Vermont Technical College in Architectural & Building Engineering Technology, Mark has worked for four Berkshire County architectural firms for over 25 years before becoming a partner at Bradley Architects, Inc. in January of 2018.
Mark believes in a collaborative design process that includes the client, contractors and the entire design team. He has worked on projects that have included municipal, high-end condominiums, single-family homes, hotels, retail stores, resorts, banks, amusement parks, and paper mills.
When not working Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Designer & Project Manager
Andy Bliss joined Bradley Architects in 2017 following twenty-three years of experience in the fields of architecture and building construction. He has been a draftsman, designer, and project manager for architecture firms in the Connecticut River valley and in western Massachusetts and is a licensed architect in the state of Vermont. At Bradley Architects, Andy’s duties include architectural design and detailing, production of construction documents, project management, and construction administration.
Andy likes to get out of the office and literally immerse himself in his projects. Seeing a project get off the page and become reality requires careful guidance and Andy is the guidance expert at our office.