International Experience

Before founding his own company, Charles-Bernard acquired a strong background through his work in architectural firms of high reputation in Britain and Canada. During the years of 1996 to 2006, he actively participated in the development of large projects in Europe and North America, especially in the academic sector and commercial infrastructure (bridges and footbridges).

Diamond and Schmitt Architects Inc.
Toronto

Senior Designer  / Project Leader

ACADEMIC LIBRARY, INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF ONTARIO

Oshawa, Canada, 2004
Building enveloppe design and interior finishes
See project on DSAI website

Credit : Library, UOIT © Diamond and Schmitt Architects Inc.  |  Photo : Steven Evans

CENTRE FOR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES, SHERIDAN COLLEGE

Brampton, Ontario, Canada, 2005 – 06
General Design Coordination

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor, USA, 2004 – 05
Metal works conception
See project on DSAI website

OPÉRA DE TORONTO (FOUR SEASON’S CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS)

Toronto, Canada, 2003 – 04
Structural glass facades conception
See project on DSAI website

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Londres

Assistant Project Architect

CHISWICK PARK (MIXED-USE OFFICE BUILDING CAMPUS, SUSTAINABLE DESIGN CONCEPT)

London, UK, 2000 – 02
General conception, construction drawings, building enveloppe, interior design, on-side supervison, etc.
See project on RRP website  |  enjoy-work.com

Photo : One of the campus office buildings © Richard Rogers Partnership

TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE (OFFICES)

St Katharine’s Docks
London, UK, 2002 – 03
Structural glass facades design
See project on RRP website

Wilkinson Eyres Architects
Londres

Junior Architect

GATESHEAD MILLENNIUM FOOTBRIDGE

Newcastle, UK, 1997 – 98
Deck details conception, engineering coordination
See project on W&E website

Photo : © Wilkinson Eyres Architects  |  Credit : Alamy

SAN FRANCISCO OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE EAST SPAN REPLACEMENT

California, USA, 1998 – 2000
New bridge proposition

GATWICK AIRPORT BRIDGE, PIER 6 CONNECTOR

Gatwick, UK, 1998 – 99
General design, from conception to detailed drawings  and construction bids
See project on W&E website

CARPHONE WAREHOUSE (ICONIC SALES PAVILLION)

Birmingham, UK, 1996 – 98
Concept, detailed drawings, engineering coordination