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Jonathan Ochshorn
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Résumé

ochshorn photo
Photo-biography

Curriculum vitae [pdf]

Education

1986 M. Urban Design, City College of New York
1975-1976 M.S. program, Structural Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (no degree received)
1975 B. Arch., Cornell University

Academic Experience

2011-present Professor, Department of Architecture, Cornell University
1996-2011 Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Cornell University
1997-1998 Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (sabbatical leave)
1988-1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Cornell University
1980-1987 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, City College of New York

Professional Registration

1979-present Registered Architect, New York State

Professional Architectural Practice

1990-present Jonathan Ochshorn, Private Practice
1987-1988 Project Manager, John Ash A.I.A. Assoc.
1984-1987 Associate Director, City College Architectural Center
1982-1983 Project Architect, Battaglia-Seckler, Architects
1978-1980 Project Architect/draftsman, Pomeroy, Lebduska Assoc.
1976-1978 Draftsman, Poor, Swanke, Hayden & Connell

Honors and Awards

2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant (Fall semester): lecturer at Tianjin University School of Architecture, Tianjin, China

2001 Fulbright Senior Specialist Award: conducted workshop on structural behavior at Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Courses Taught: Cornell

Building Technology:
Building Technology I: Materials & Methods
Building Technology II: Structural Elements
Sustainable Architecture: the Science and Politics of Green Building

Design:
2nd-year studio, 4th-year Rome studio (with L. Briggs), 4th-year CAD studio (with W. Goehner), 5th-year and graduate thesis

Environmental Controls

Site Planning

Recent Publications

Commentary on Cornell University's Fine Arts Library design proposal Summer 2010 — Fall 2015

Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, second edition, August 2015.

Architecture's Dysfunctional Couple: Design and Technology at the Crossroads July 2014

A Probabilistic Approach to Nonstructural Failure April 2013

Critique of Milstein Hall July 2012 (in progress)

Stirrup Spacing in Reinforced Concrete Beams June 2012

Parody of Paul Goldberger's review of the Barnes Foundation move May 2012

Additional selected writings online

Free Online Calculators

Structural element calculators | Bldg. technology calculators

Exhibitions, podcasts, and other events

Video and song prepared for, and presented at, Thumbnail event at Cornell with the theme of "fluff," April 15, 2016.

Business of Architecture podcast on Milstein Hall as 'Disaster' Oct. 2013

Milstein Hall construction videos, "OMA/Progress" exhibition at Barbican Art Gallery, London, England, Oct. 6, 2011 - Feb. 19, 2012.

Faculty show: "Cause and Effect," Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, Feb. 14-25, 2005. Project examined design process in terms of the exhibition theme (see exhibition panel).

Recent administrative positions

Director of Graduate Studies (2012-2015); Director of Undergraduate Studies (2010-2011); Faculty representative, University Review Board (2004-2010; 2012-2014); Faculty representative, University Lectures Committee (2007-2011; chair 2010-2011); Associate Chair, Dept. of Architecture (2001 - 2004); Director of Graduate Studies, Field of Architecture (1997-2004); Chair, University Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Status of the Faculty (Spring 2003 - Spring 2004).

Other service

Faculty Fellow, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University, 2012 - 2017; Juror for the 11th annual ACSA/AISC Student Design Competition 2011; Fulbright Senior Specialist Program 2006-2008 Urban Planning Peer Review Committee; Advisory Board, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition (2006-2007).