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POTENTIAL FUTURES 21 Q&A on Architecture & Pedagogy with Princeton SoA

Eva Franch i Gilabert, Architect

November 18, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:30 pm · Betts Auditorium

School of Architecture

This event is reserved for the SoA Community and live streaming will not be available.

21 Q&A on Architecture & Pedagogy is a multilog format curated by Eva Franch i Gilabert that travels across schools and cultural institutions to discuss the state of architecture education today through the specific voices of students, faculty and staff.

Eva Franch has been recognized for her curatorial and pedagogical work as one of the most influential voices of our time. Franch holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from ETSAB/UPC and Princeton SoA where she earned the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize for exceptional architectural design. She has built in Europe and dedicated the last ten years to transforming educational and cultural institutions across the globe. Her work articulates global desires with local understandings, with an interest in new architecture histories and potential futures. An advocate for new forms of collectivity, curatorial activism, and free education, Franch is the former Director of the Architectural Association in London, and Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York. Franch has directed the Thesis Studio at Rice University and The Cooper Union where she is currently a faculty member, and taught seminars and design studios at Princeton University, Columbia University GSAPP, the IUAV University of Venice, and SUNY Buffalo. Franch has received the Reyner Banham Fellowship, the Wortham Fellowship, the La Caixa Fellowship, a Schloss Solitude Fellowship, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Graham Foundation, and the US State Department. She has received numerous awards, and her work has been exhibited internationally including the Venice Architecture Biennale, FAD Barcelona, and the Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, among others. Publications by Franch include Agenda (Lars Müller, 2014), Atlas (Lars Müller, 2015) and Manual (Lars Müller 2017), all published as part of the project for collective practice, OfficeUS.

Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education (AIA/CE) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CE criteria. Members of the AIA can log credits for this event by completing the form on the SoA website.

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