Franch has taught and lectured internationally on art, architecture, and the importance of alternative practices in the construction and understanding of public life at educational and cultural institutions.
Franch has received numerous awards and fellowships, and her work has been exhibited internationally including FAD Barcelona, the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Vitra Design Museum, and the Shen-zen Architecture Biennale, among others.
This blog is for those undergraduate students who are working on their architectural design thesis for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture.
I have tried to summarise and collect all the relevant information they need to develope their architectural design thesis projects.
She has been invited to international workshops in collaboration with the Reggio Emilia Landscape Biennale and the FAI (the Italian National Trust).
Architectural Thesis Jury
In 2017 she was tutor for Tamassociati (Curatorial team of the Italian Pavilion, Biennale di Venezia 2016) at WAVe 2017 “Syria the making of the Future” organized by Università Iuav di Venezia that focused the attention on post-conflict reconstruction.Eva Franch is an architect, curator, educator and lecturer of experimental forms of art and architectural practice.Franch specializes in the making of alternative architecture histories and futures.He is currently working with the Omaha Economic Development Corp.and the Union for Contemporary Art on an arts-focused mixed-use development in North Omaha.James Taylor-Fwoster is curator of contemporary architecture and design at Ark Des, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, in Stockholm.Formerly the European editor-at-large at Arch Daily, the world’s largest online platform for architecture and urbanism, he has also practised architecture in the UK and The Netherlands.Since 2010, Franch is the Chief Curator and Executive Director of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York.Franch is a professor at The Cooper Union School of Architecture and has taught at Columbia University GSAPP, the IUAV University of Venice, SUNY Buffalo, and Rice University School of Architecture.From your question I understand, what you mean by "photogenic Architecture" is architecture or basically a building that looks your jurors are asking you to change the topic is because your project is all about "facade treatment" and facade treatment by itself is not architecture.Architecture is also about how a spaces feel and not just how spaces look and that's why you can't do a thesis on such a project, because facade treatment is being done everywhere in the world, on old and new buildings alike without focusing on how the space inside is habitable, and that is where architecture's role comes in.