Monthly Archives: April 2010

Franck featured in “New Palladians” Book Launch at RIBA, London, May 17, 2010

I’m so pleased the new publication New Palladians featuring the work of my friends and colleagues, as well some of my own, will be released on May 17, 2010 at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.

Image by Carl Laubin. Composite image of Palladio’s works

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Lecture on Traditional American Rooms, ICAA Texas Chapter

Winterthur Style Sourcebook: Traditional American Rooms
a lecture by Christine G. H. Franck and Brent Hull
Thursday, April 22, 2010, Gilliland Residence, 3720 Beverly Drive, Dallas, TX


The lecture will explore the Winterthur Museum’s period rooms, the role of the Colonial Revival throughout America and the South, and their relevance for the best of design and craftsmanship today.

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Walking to FedEx

Thirteen years now I have lived without a car. On my own two feet, or by subway, bus, taxi, or ferry, I’ve easily navigated nearly every corner of New York, from the tip of Manhattan to the Bronx. So, I thought, walking from my temporary residence at Notre Dame, where I am a visiting professor in the School of Architecture this semester, a mile or so to FedEx/Kinko’s would be a nice Saturday morning stroll.

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