Let the Client Speak
January 6, 2011 —
Karen A. Franck, a professor in the College of Architecture and Design
and the College of Science and Liberal Arts at the New Jersey
Institute of Technology (NJIT), will give this winter’s ARFAA
Architecture lecture Let the Client Speak: Design Through Dialogue,
Thursday, January 13th at 6:30 PM in the Mandell Theater (33rd and
Chestnut Sts.). Franck, who also serves as director of NJIT’s joint PhD
program in Urban Systems, has written about a wide range of
architectural topics: on designing for human needs in Architecture from the Inside Out
; on possibilities and diversity in urban life in Loose Space;
on relationships between food, architecture and the city in Architecture Digest
; on types in architecture in Ordering Space;
and on alternative housing in New Households, New Housing.
Her most recent work, written with Teresa Howard, is Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Clients and Architects.
lecture is part of the Farajollah and Maryam Badie ARFAA lecture
series in architecture and is worth 2 AIA/CES Learning Units. Click here
for more information about the Architecture program.