Murali Paranandi

Murali ParanandiProfessor
106A Alumni Hall
(513) 529-7086

Courses Taught (Past 2 Academic Years)

ARC 101 Beginning Design Studio
ARC 301/302/401/402C Architecture Studio
ARC 4/504F Portfolio
ARC 4/504Y Mind and Medium
ARC 4/505E Trends in Computational Design

Educational Credentials

Master of Architecture, Ohio State University 1994
Master of Architecture, Kent State University 1991
Bachelor of Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 1988

Teaching Experience

Miami University, 1996-Present
Lecturer, Ohio State University 1993-1995

Professional Experience

Technical Support Engineer, auto•des•sys, Inc. Columbus, Ohio 1994-1996

Selected Publications, Creative Scholarship, Awards, Grants

Editor, "Alter Studio: 6 Houses", Miami University INNOVATE series, Oxford, Ohio. ISBN 978-0-9905749-0-3 (160 pages), 2014
Editor, “Digital Pedagogies” Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN 978-0-9792943-0-3 [], 2007

Refereed Book Chapters/Articles

“BIM as a Catalyst to Foster Creativity through Collaboration.” In Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice, edited by Kensek and Noble. New York: John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 978-1118766309, 2014
“Making Ripples Rethinking Pedagogy in the Digital Age.” International Journal of Architectural Computing, Issue 4, Volume 11, pp. 415-436, 2013
“Digital Media Effects on Design Pedagogy: Why Less is More.”  In The Fantastic and the Constructible, edited by Cespedes, K, 43–49. Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN: 978-0-9792943-3-4, 2010
“Rapid Visualization: Purpose Driven 3D Modeling and Rendering.”  In Digital Media and the Creative Process, edited by Brainard, R, 43–49. Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN: 978-0-9792943-2-7, 2009

Invited Publications

“Zoom Out: Looking at the Big Picture.” In Forward, edited by Mam-Luft J. S.  Washington, DC:
       American Institute of Architects, 2008   
“Miami Metals.” In Architecture Week, July 26, 2006

Invited Talks

Featured Speaker, Academic View – Thought Leaders of BIM. BIM FUTURES 2013: the Seventh Annual BIM Symposium on Building Information Modeling: Views from the Academy and the Profession. School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. July 15, 2013

Interviews/ Essays on my Scholarship of Teaching

Jim Schneider, The Nature of Metal: Competition Challenges Students to Design a Center with Metal. MetalMag, January 2008. vol. 9 no. 1. Pp. 32-36, 2008
Diewald and Frederick, “Our Organic Airport.” Architecture Week. May 23, 2007
Marge O’Connor, A Walk In The Park: Student Architects Design The Future With Metal. MetalMag January 2006 vol. 7 no. 1 Pp. 34-41, 2006

Professional Memberships and Service

Miami University Senate, 2014-2017
Chair MBA Academic Program Review Committee 2016-2017
Member Dean’s Advisory Council,  2015-present
Lecture Series Coordinator 2006-2016