1 March 27, 2014 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR BETH BLOSTEIN Knowlton School of Architecture 275 West Woodruff Avenue Columbus, OH EDUCATION Master of Design Studies, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, M.A. in Industrial Design, The Ohio State University, B.S. in Architecture, The Ohio State University, ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE The Ohio State University, Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture Associate Professor, 2005 present. The Ohio State University, Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture Assistant Professor, Adjunct Professor, PROFESSIONAL LICENSES + MEMBERSHIPS Architectural Registration, State of Ohio. LEED AP, Obtained June, 2009 SELECT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Blostein/Overly Architects, Columbus, OH, 2001-present. Design Group Inc., Columbus, OH, GRANTS AND AWARDS Awarded $10,000 by the Office of Outreach and Engagement to support Coney Island, November, 2013 (with Bart Overly). Bold Booths: A Strategy to Engage Columbus and its Infrastructure. Engagement and Impact Grant proposal. $ 60,000, February 2014 (with Bart Overly and Malcolm Cochran). Pending. Elemental Veterinary Clinic and Spa received an AIA Merit Award, October, Bahia Hillbuildies, California Senior Housing Design Competition, Honorable Mention recipient, December BIG Ideas for City Center, published in Columbus Monthly, November 2007, pp Beth Blostein and Bart Overly were invited by the editor to propose a new design for the site of City Center Mall. November, Lake Elsinore Civic Center International Competition, Winner of Stage 1, June Global Green Competition, Semi-Finalist, July, Ferrous Park Design Competition, Winner, two-stage competition, June, Inside Out, Boston Center for the Arts Competition, Honorable Mention recipient, May, Digital Project Training Grant, TELR, $3,000, with Steve Turk, Kivi Sotamaa, and Andrew Kudless, April, $2,500 Office of International Affairs grant with Lisa Tilder, January, 2006.
2 Gradient House selected by Metropolis Architecture for development and marketing, July, Off Paper: A Primer for Getting Things Built, Pamphlet Architecture 27 Competition, Honorable Mention recipient, January, Casual Encounters, New Housing New York Competition, First Place Winner, February, Gradient House, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art HOME House Project Design Invitational, Winner, March, Interactive Counterpoint, Art Interactive design competition, Third Place Winner w/ Bart Overly, April, $20,000 National Endowment for the Arts Symposium Grant w/ Lisa Tilder, January, $38, Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs symposium grant w/ Lisa Tilder, March, Baumer Symposium, 2003 ACSA National Conference Creative Achievement Award w/ Lisa Tilder, October, AND House, e-competition: Bienal Miami + Beach 2001, semi-finalist (top 20 of 133 entries), The Private House: A New Paradigm, University Seed Grant, January, PUBLICATIONS + PRESENTATIONS Blostein, Beth and Bart Overly, ElderQuarters, Bracket [at Extremes], forthcoming. Blostein/Overly Architects invited to participate in round table discussion as part of the Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012 initiative at the Columbus Museum of Art, November Tilder, Lisa and Beth Blostein, editors, Design Ecologies (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009). Blostein, Beth, Toward a Productive Excess. Design Ecologies (November, 2009): Blostein, Beth. Found in Translation: The Hunt for an Absent Landscape. Dichotomy, volume 16, Detroit, spring, Design Ecologies, symposium designed and organized in collaboration with Lisa Tilder, January, Casual Encounters published in New Housing New York 2005 Competition Report. Brown, Lance, ed., New York: Dawson Publications, en + tour, invited lecturer as part of Vanishing Point symposium held at the Wexner Center, May, Gradient House published in HOME House Project. Brown, David, ed., Cambridge: MIT Press, Blostein, Beth. The Promise of Wall Street: Dynamic Strategies of Production + Practice , volume 06 (May, 2004): Blostein, Beth and Overly, Bart. Casual Encounters. Urban Life Lecture Series of the Metropolitan Club. Athletic Club, Columbus. March, Bernhardt, Matt and Blostein, Beth. Appropriate Levels of Access: Empirical Studies in the Availablity of Computers in Studio. Connecting Crossroads of Digital Discourse. ACADIA Conference Proceedings, Ball State University, October, Baumer Symposium, Meta Media, Hyper Culture, Co-organizer and Moderator, AND House, published in ARCADE: Seattle Case Study Homes,November, 2002.
3 Cut and Fill: Digital Fabrications and the Hunt for Lines of Site, invited lecturer for University of Utah School of Architecture Lecture Series, March, AIA Downtown Columbus Charrette Team Leader, Baumer Symposium, Information and Organizational Strategies in Architectural Production, Moderator, DESIGN COMPETITIONS and SELECT COMMISSIONS Entry, Wonder Wander, Louisville Childrens Museum Competition entry, February Coney Island, Blostein/Overly was one of six architects invited to develop a new parking booth design as part of the Bold Booths component of Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012 initiative. Directed and curated by Malcolm Cochran. Entry, InnerRouter, 2013 Burning Man Airport Terminal and Pilots Lounge Design/Build Competition, entry, March Entry, Barcelona 2011: Bohemian Hostel for Backpackers, April Entry, Part to Hole, Chicago 2010 Competition, May Entry, Germination, Pamphlet Architecture 30 Competition, June Entry, Fairfax Intergenerational Housing, competition to develop affordable housing for children being raised by grandparents, Cleveland, Ohio, December Entry, Union Station 2020, competition to redesign Union Station for the Chicago Architectural Club s Burnham Prize, November, 2008 Entry, White House Redux, competition to redesign the White House in Washington, DC, June, 2008 Entry, Santa Fe Presents, competition for a new façade installation for El Museo Cultural, in Santa Fe s Railyard District, April Entry, San Isidro 2007 Competition, March, Entry, Northeastern University Veterans Memorial Competition, November, Entry, Erie Street Plaza Competition, September, Entry, The Mill Center for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Architectural Design Competition, June, Right of Way, submission to Progressive Architecture Awards Competition, August, Entry, Situations of Economy, Architectural League of New York s Young Architects Forum Competition, February, Entry, Slack Time, Buzzards Bay Bridge Park Competition, April, Entry, Daedal Boundaries, Malama Learning Center Design Competition entry, July, Entry, One Acre of Cropland, Concepts: Housing Solutions for Our Community, Monterey Bay Chapter AIA Competition, October, Entry, Reclamation Zone, Future Vision Leisure Competition, August, Entry, Sweat Box, Exploring the Urban Condition e2 Competition, July, Entry, The Magic Mountain: Stone Landscapes/Digital Landscapes, Entry, Homemakers: Portable Objects of Art and Utility, Alessi CRE.O.LA Competition, 2000.
4 Entry, AND House, Future Vision Housing Competition, July, Entry, Digitally Transparent, JAE Design as Research Competition, February, EXHIBITIONS ElderQuarters, D3 Housing Tomorrow Competition, project selected for exhibition, January, germination, exhibited as part of the Lean Years, Exhibition and Symposium at University of Michigan, March, Organized and curated Trial Balloons: A Call for Submissions of Lofty Speculation (with Bart Overly and Blostein/Overly Architects), June Casual Encounters, Center for Architecture, New York, February-April, 2004 and at April, Gradient House, HOME House Project Exhibition, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (May-July, 2003), National Building Museum as part of the Affordable Housing: Designing an American Asset show (February- August, 2004), HOME House Project Traveling Exhibition, venues include Contemporary Art Museum of Virginia, Baltimore s Center for Visual Art and Culture, Atlanta s Museum of Design, Weisman Museum in Minneapolis (December, ). Interactive Counterpoint, Art Interactive, April-May, Cut and Fill, The Magic Mountain: Stone Landscapes/Digital Landscapes Exhibition, International Marmomacc Industrial Fair, Verona, Italy, September, AND House, New Technologies in Architecture: Digital Design and Fabrication Techniques Online Exhibition, Harvard University GSD, INVITED EVENTS Coney Island - one of four architects invited to develop a new parking booth design as part of Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012 initiative. Directed and curated by Malcolm Cochran, October Slug - one of four architects invited to develop a new parking booth design as part of Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012 initiative. Directed and curated by Malcolm Cochran, May Title Goes Here, KSA Lecture Series with Bart Overly, September Invited to participate in final reviews at Cleveland Urban Design Center, March Invited to editorial board of Urban Infill, an annual publication by the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, January University of Utah 5 th Year Jury Member, REFERENCES Ferrous Park published in International Design Competitions, Volume 5 (Editorial Board of U.S: China). New Housing New York published in International Design Competitions Volume 6 (Editorial Board of U.S: China). Blostein/Overly Architects featured practice in Competitions Magazine, Fall Gradient House featured in D Architecture, February, Gradient House featured in ArtPapers (a national art magazine published in Atlanta), November, Casual Encounters featured in Archiworld (publisher of World Architect and Interior Architect), November, 2004.
5 Gradient House was 1 of 5 out of a total of 25 winners (out of a total of 440 entries) of the SECCA HOME House Project Design Invitation selected for exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., February-August, Casual Encounters received recognition by the Fellows Committee of AIA Columbus, June, Gradient House featured in Raising the Roof, ArtNews, May, 2004, p. 64. Casual Encounters featured in New York Housing Competition Tests Limits of Affordable Design, Architectural Record, May, 2004, p. 34. Casual Encounters featured in Competitions, Spring 2004, p Casual Encounters received commendation by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, Ohio Senate, March, Casual Encounters mentioned in New Housing New York, Architects Newspaper, March, 2004, p. 1. Casual Encounters featured in Housing for All, Metropolis, April, 2004, p. 20. Gradient House was referenced by Neal Peirce, writer for the Washington Post Writers Group in Could Affordable Housing be Well-Designed- and Green? This article appeared in syndication in the Washington Post, Northwest Indiana Times, and Duluth News Tribune in December, COURSES TAUGHT 2013/14: Architecture 5520: Construction II, Spirng 2014 Architecture 3420/4420: Architectural Design Studio, Spring 2014 COURSES TAUGHT 2012/13: Architecture 5520: Construction II, Autumn 2012 Architecture 3420/4420: Architectural Design Studio, Spring 2013 COURSES TAUGHT 2011/12: Architecture 241: Architectural Design I, Autumn 2011 Architecture 700: Architecture Seminar, Winter 2012 Architecture 628: Construction III, Spring 2012 COURSES TAUGHT 2010/11: Architecture 241: Architectural Design I, Autumn 2010 Architecture 242: Architectural Design II, Winter 2011 Architecture 700: Architecture seminar, Winter 2011 Architecture 628: Construction, Spring 2011 COURSES TAUGHT 2009/10: Architecture 243: Architectural Design III, Spring 2010 Architecture 242: Architectural Design II, Winter 2010 Architecture 700: Technology Distribution, VE DAY, Winter 2010 Architecture 241: Architectural Design I, Autumn 2009 COURSES TAUGHT 2008/09: Architecture 343/443/844: Vertical Studio, Spring 2009 Architecture 242: Architectural Design II, Winter 2009 Architecture : Honors Study Tour (Barcelona), Winter 2009 Architecture 241: Architectural Design I, Autumn 2008 Architecture 271: Fundamentals of Digital Modeling, Autumn 2008 SELECT SERVICE: Architecture Section Head, July 2011-May Undergraduate Studies Chair, September Editorial Board Member of Urban Infill, an annual publication by the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, September present.
6 Sophomore Year Studio Coordinator, autumn 2009 present. Curriculum Committee Chair, autumn 2010 present. IDP Coordinator, autumn present. Architecture Faculty Search Committee member, winter City and Regional Planning Faculty Search Committee member, winter One School Committee Chair, winter Computer Committee member, autumn spring Architecture Faculty Search Committee Chair, winter spring Faculty Advisor for SERVitecture, 2007-present.