Teaching

Since 1996 Christine G. H. Franck has helped many students and professionals develop their architectural knowledge and skills. She has held faculty and administrative appointments at the University of Notre Dame, the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, the Prince’s Foundation and more. Over the years she has developed, directed and taught many new educational programs and courses. Teaching, she has said, is the greatest gift; her students’ success, her greatest joy. For a glimpse of her work in education, see below. For information on developing a program or course for your specific organization, please be in touch.

Christine G. H. Franck demonstrating rendering techniques during ICAA Summer Program

Christine G. H. Franck demonstrating rendering techniques during ICAA Summer Program

TEACHING:
Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate Design Studio, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture

Visiting Associate Professor Master’s Thesis Advisor, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Theses advised: Master Plan for Cap Haïtian, Haïti; Cindy Michel, Advisee, awarded CNU Charter Award of Excellence 2011 and Dean’s Award 2010; University of Chicago: Toward a New Architecture; Juliette Yu, Advisee

Visiting Associate Professor, Undergraduate Design Studio, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture

Visiting Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Design Studio, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture Rome Studies Program

Teaching Assistant, Second Year Design Studio and Drawing, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture

Harrison Design Associates Visiting Scholar, Elective Design Studio, Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture

Instructor, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Subjects taught include Elements of Classical Architecture, Ornament, Design, American Traditional Domestic Architecture, Drawing and Measured Drawing

Teaching Assistant, Design Studio, University of Virginia,  1988 – 1990

Teaching Assistant, Environmental Choices,University of Virginia,  1990

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
Director, Center for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture, University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning, 2013-current

Chairman, Programs Committee, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, 1998–2005
Programs developed and directed include:

  • Program in Classical Architecture for Design & Building Professionals, National, 2001 – 2005
  • Professional Continuing Education Program, New York, NY and National, 1998 – 2005 
  • Summer Program in Classical Architecture, New York, NY, 1998 – 2005
  • Curriculum Development Workshop and Strategic Plan, 2003 – 2004 
  • Rome Architectural Drawing Program, Rome, Italy, 1998 – 2001
  • Naples and Antiquity Drawing Program, Naples, Italy, October 2001

Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Classical Architecture, New York, NY, 1997 – 1998

Administrator, Summer School in Architecture & the Building Arts, Prince of Wales’s Institute of Architecture, Washington, DC, 1996; Berkeley, CA, 1997; Dr. Richard John, Director

CONFERENCES AND EXHIBITS DIRECTED
“A Decade of Art and Architecture,” (Co-directed with members of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art), New York, NY

“Classical Visions Conference and Exhibition,” (Co-directed and co-curated with Leonard Porter), Seaside Institute, Seaside, FL

“Annual Conference,” (Co-director), Institute of Classical Architecture, New York, NY

“Hastings Council: Launch of Institute of Traditional Architecture,” (Co-director), Institute of Classical Architecture, Charleston, SC

“Hastings Council,” (Director) Institute of Classical Architecture, Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

“How We Build Conference,” (Co-director), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING
Curriculum Focus Group Report and Program Development Plan, Pythagoras School for Skilled Building Craftsmanship, Partially funded by a grant from the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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