John Reynolds

John ReynoldsProfessor
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Courses Taught (Past 2 Academic Years)

ARC 202 Architecture Studio
ARC 211 Intro: Landscape & Urban Design
ARC 301/401/402C Architecture Studio
ARC 4/551 Contemporary Architecture Theory & Practice

Educational Credentials

Master of Architecture, University of Virginia, 1985
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, 1982

Teaching Experience

Miami University Department of Architecture and Interior Design, 1987-Present
Professor of Architecture with Tenure, 2011-Present
Director, Architecture Graduate Studies, Miami University, 2001-2010

Professional Experience

Architectural Design Consultation and Practice
Fallingwater Bear Run, Pennsylvania, 2003-Present
Burton J. Westcott House Foundation Springfield, Ohio, 2007-Present
Le Centre de Documentation sur les Migrations Humaines Luxembourg, 1993-Present
Eisenman-Robertson Architects (Practice) New York and Charlottesville, Virginia, 1984-87
Tigerman, Fugman, McCurry (Practice) Chicago, Illinois, 1982-83

Licenses/Registration: Architecture

Virginia No. 007042, 1987-Present

Selected Publications, Creative Scholarship, Awards, Grants

Contribution to a Multiauthor Book

Reynolds, John M., “From Here to There: The Sustainable Architecture of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.” In Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: The Nature of Circumstance, 14-19. New York: Rizzoli, 2010.

  • Including contributions from: Glenn Murcutt, Mack Scogin, Tod Williams, Will Bruder, Tom Kundig.

Reynolds, John M., “Fallingwater: Integrated Architecture’s Modern Legacy and Sustainable Prospect.” In Fallingwater, edited by Lynda Waggoner, 244-259. New York: Rizzoli, 2011.

  • Including contributions from: Lynda Waggoner, David G. Delong, Neil Levine, Justin Gunther, Robert Silman, Rick Darke.

Reynolds, John M., “Revisiting Modernism: The (In)Excess(able) Architecture of Alterstudio’s Six Houses.” In Alterstudio
Architecture: 6 Houses, edited by Murali Paranandi, 140-155. Oxford Ohio: Miami University INNOVATE Series, 2014.

Articles in Professional Journals   

Scuole di architteturra: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA, AND Rivista quadrimestrale di architetture, città et architetti: Behnisch Architekten > Scuole di architettura No. 12. Florence: DNA Associazione Culturale, 2008 
Behnisch Architekten: Advancing Democratic Sustainable Design Practices AND No. 12. Florence: DNA Assoc. Culturale, 2008
With Kimberly Hill, “The Miami University Graduate Fallingwater Studio: Exploring the Duality of Landscape + Architecture” 306090: Landscape Within Architecture No. 07. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004

Recent Articles Accepted and/or Presented and Published at Professional Meetings

Reynolds, John M. “Design and the Poetics of Everyday Life: Exploring the Tangible
and Intangible Dimensions of Vernacular Architecture and its Landscape” 37 th National
Conference on the Beginning Design Student April 1-2, 2022.

Reynolds, John M., “Tendering a Tactile Tectonic: Discovering and Deploying
Architecture’s DNA.” 15th International Design Principles and Practices Conference
March 3–5, 2021.

Reynolds, John M., “Towards The Prospect of A Modern Vernacular” ACSA 109th
Annual Meeting March 24–26, 2021. .

Reynolds, John M., “Froebel Fabrications: Discovering Architecture’s Tectonic DNA.”
ACSA 108th Annual Meeting March 12–14, 2020.Awards and Formal Recognition for Teaching

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Collaborative Practice Award, 2004
Miami University SFA Curry Distinguished Educator Award, 2006
Celtua Teaching Excellence Award: Faculty Commendation (Top 100 2012), 2012-15
Distinguished Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nominee, 2010, 2009

Awards and Formal Recognition for Teaching

Miami University E. Phillips Knox Distinguished Teaching Award, 2022
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Collaborative Practice Award, 2004
Miami University SFA Curry Distinguished Educator Award, 2006
Celtua Teaching Excellence Award: Faculty Commendations (Top 100 2012), 2012-22
Miami University Associated School Government Top Ten 2021
Distinguished Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nominee, 2010, 2009

Recent Internally Funded Research Grants: Miami University         

Miami University PREP Grant: Funded by Miami University. 500.00, 2019
Travel Grant: Funded by Miami University College of Creative Arts. 300.00, 2019
CCA Scholarship and Teaching Grant: Westcott House Center For Architecture +
Design Interior Elements in  with Peter Bohlin and Bohlin, Cywinski, Jackson. $2500.00
with Ted Wong, 2016
SCA Scholarship and Teaching Grants: Looking for Trouble: Exhibition, Catalog, 
$2,500.00 and I Pad Application: Co-Investigator (Catalog + Exhibition) with Murali
Paranandi, 2014

Professional Memberships and Service

Service To The Profession: Offices Held in Professional Societies and Service:
Advisor to The Fallingwater Institute and Director, 2010-Present
Fallingwater Cottages Competition Advisor, 2010-11
Advisor to Burton J. Westcott Foundation Board and Director, 2008-Present

Membership in Professional Societies

International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, 2001-Present
Deutsches Architektur-Museum, Frankfurt am Main, 1992-Present
European Association for Architectural Education EAAE, 1991-Present
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 1987-Present