Markus Berger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Interior Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a registered architect (SBA) in the Netherlands and founder and director of The Repair Atelier. He co-founded and co-edits Int|AR, the Journal on Interventions and Adaptive Reuse, that encompasses issues of preservation, conservation, alteration and interventions. His work, research, writing and teaching is a critique on modern architecture and focuses on forms of change such as art and design modifications and interventions in the built environment. Markus is also co-founder of the Full Circle Collaborative, an interdisciplinary group that embraces the circular economy, thinking for its potential to connect the socio-economical and physical links and appease conflict.