CHRISTINE G. H. FRANCK is the founding Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture (CARTA) at the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture & Planning, as well as a designer, educator, and author. Her design work ranges from award-winning residential design to preservation, landscape and decorative projects. In addition, she teaches, lectures, and writes on the topics of architectural design, contemporary and historic Classical architecture and American domestic architecture.
She has developed, directed and administered programs for institutions such as the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) and The Prince of Wales’s Foundation and held teaching appointments from the schools of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before establishing her own practice to focus on design and education, she interned with the offices of Allan Greenberg, Architect and served as the first Executive Director of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. All aspects of her work are ethically focused on improving the built environment and quality of life of all individuals.