Giuseppe Francesco Ignazio Bertola born Roveda was an Italian military architect.
In 1720 he was commissioned to build or renovate the new defensive system of the Duchy of Savoy whose necessity had emerged after the Treaty of Utrecht.This work ended six years later, getting the approval of the military experts of the time. He made works of civil and military engineering in Alessandria and in Fenestrelle and built the so-called "road of the guns", a trail between the valleys Varaita and Maira.
He held the office of Master of Fortresses and then First Engineer of Her Majesty.
- Ignazio Giuseppe Bertola d'Exilles (1676-1755) torinoscienza.it, retrieved 7 April 2013 (in Italian)
- C. Brayda, L. Colli, D. Sesia, Ingegneri ed architetti del sei e settecento in Piemonte, Torino, Comune di Torino e Società Ingegneri e Architetti di Torino, 1963