Blostein and Overly Win AIA Columbus Merit Award


Knowlton School of Architecture faculty Beth Blostein and Bart Overly received a 2012 AIA Columbus Merit Award for Elemental Veterinary Center and Pet Spa in Columbus’ Short North neighborhood.  The Blostein/Overly Architects interior design project was identified as a favorite of head juror Julie Snow, of Minneapolis-based Julie Snow Architects. Snow and the other four jurors for the AIA Columbus Design Awards evaluated 42 entries from local architects. Snow praised the project’s presentation and the refinement of the its realization, and highlighted the inventiveness of its design, which creates an integrated gallery/lobby space.

To learn more about the Elemental project, visit the Blostein/Overly Architects website.

For further information about this year’s AIA Columbus Design Award winners, visit the AIA Columbus website, and see the Columbus Dispatch article about the awards.