Arvid Osterberg

University Professor, Architecture

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-8221
Office: 493 Design

Mailing Address

Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011


Doctor of Architecture (and Certificate in Gerontology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1980)

Master of Architecture, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (1972)

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (1969)


Research Interests

Building and site assessments, evaluations, and accessibility reviews regarding; safety issues, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, fire and life safety, building code compliance, physical condition, space utilization, inclusive design standards, analysis and/or recommendations for the preservation, restoration, and/or rehabilitation projects.  

Current Projects

Current research project, "Accessibility research for "Facilities Planning and Management" at ISU (principal investigator and project director) (1998-present)


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