John Reynolds

John ReynoldsProfessor
100C Alumni Hall
(513) 529-7058

Courses Taught (during past two academic years)

ARC 211 The Architecture of the Larger Environment
ARC 3/402, 401 Architecture Design Studio
ARC 405.J Contemporary Architectural Issues in Europe
ARC 405.K Modern Vernacular
ARC 4/599X Fallingwater + Modern Vernacular Architecture
ARC 551 Contemporary Arc. Theory and Practice

Educational Credentials

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

Teaching Experience

Miami University Department of Architecture and Interior Design, 1987-Present
Professor of Architecture with Tenure, 2011-Present
Coordinator of Department of ARC + ID Off Campus Programs, 1996-2014
Director, Architecture Graduate Studies, 2001-10
MU European Center Humanities Core Course Professor in Architecture, 1991-1993

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

“Reconsidering Froebel: Designing with the (w)Right Stuff at Fallingwater and The Westcott House” The Annual Froebel USA International Conference. (2013) 11-13 October, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cited as best conference presentation, 2013

“Learning from Froebel: New Conceptions of Organic Architecture at Fallingwater and The Burton J. Westcott House” The Annual Froebel USA International Conference. (2012) 4-5 August, San Francisco, California. Cited as best conference presentation, 2012

With Marta Wojcik, “New Conceptions of Organic Architecture: Working Within the Context of Frank Lloyd Wright House Museum Sites” In Modifying Wright’s Buildings and Their Sites: Additions, Subtractions, Adjacencies Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Conference. (2010) 22-26 September, Cincinnati, Ohio and The Burton J. Westcott House, Springfield, Ohio, 2010

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

Recent Internally Funded Research Grants: Miami University          

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