NAME

(and other titles)

 

Michael J. Bednar, FAIA

Associate Professor of Architecture

 

TEACHING AREA

 

Architectural Design, Lighting and Urban Design

EDUCATION

 

1967, M. Arch.

1964, B. Arch.

University of Pennsylvania

University of Michigan

 

REGISTRATION

 

Registered Architect, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia

 

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

University of Virginia School of Architecture

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, School of Architecture and Center for Architecture Research (joint appointment)

 

1972 Present

1968 1972

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Bednar Lawson, Architects, Charlottesville, VA

Michael J. Bednar, AIA, Architect, Charlottesville, VA

Michael J. Bednar, Architect, Defreestville, NY

Geddes, Brecher, Qualls & Cunningham Architects, Phila, PA

I.M. Pei & Partners, Architects, New York, NY

Colvin Robinson Wright & Associates, Ann Arbor, MI

Lane, Riebe, Weiland, Architects, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI

 

1990 Present

1973 - 1989

1969 - 1972

1967 - 1968

1965 - 1966

1964

1963

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS

(Selected)

Distinguished Achievement Award from the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects

Preservation Alliance of Virginia Frederick Doveton Nichols Award for Residential Preservation

Community Service Award from the Charlottesville/Albemarle Section of the American Institute of Architects

Graham Foundation Grant

Architectural Book of the Year, American Assoc of Publishers

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

George Booth Traveling Fellowship, Univ. of Michigan

 

1998

 

1997

 

1997

 

1988

1986

1984

1972

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

 

Interior Pedestrian Places, Whitney Library of Design, NY

The New Atrium, McGraw-Hill, New York

Barrier Free Environments, Editor, Dowden Hutchinson & Ross, Stroudsburg, PA

Architecture for the Handicapped in Denmark, Sweden and

Holland, Architectural Research Lab, Univ. of Michigan

1989

1986

1977

 

1973

 

 

RESEARCH & CREATIVE WORK

(Recent/selected)

 

Sesquicentennial Associate, Center of Advanced Study, University of Virginia, 1981, 1996, 1987

Vital Signs Case Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Lighting Case Studies, Nuckolls Fund Grant

Daylighting Case Studies, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Educational Facilities for the Handicapped, Maryland Dept.

of Education

University Teaching and Research Laboratories, SUNY

2002

 

1997-98

1990-92

1981

1977-78

 

1969

 

MEMBERSHIP

Corporate Member and Fellow, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

 

 

 

SERVICE (selected)

Journal of Arch. & Planning Research, Editorial Board

Board of Trustees Thomas Jefferson Branch Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (Director 1999, 2000)

James River Chapter AIA, Board of Directors

Housing and Environment Steering Committee, Gerontological Society

Charlottesville Planning Commission, Chair

NAAB Accrediting Team

Charlottesville Section AIA, Chair

 

1991- Present

1995 2001

 

1991 - 1993

 

 

1982 - 1989

1981- 1989

1982 - 1983