Dr David Franco
Assistant Professor of Design, History and Theory
Clemson University School of Architecture
Participates in 1 Session
David Franco is Assistant Professor of History and Theory at the Clemson University School of Architecture. Previously he has occupied full time teaching positions as Assistant Professor at the University of Idaho and, earlier, as Associate Professor at the Escuela Politecnica Superior CEU in Madrid, in which he was also Coordinator of the Architecture Thesis Program. His main area of interest is the relatioship between architecture and politics and, more specifically, how the repolitization of everyday life can enhance architectural experimentation. His projects have been widely published in International journals and magazines such as Bauwelt, A10, Arquitectos, Arquitectura Viva, Byggekunst, Arkitektur+Wettbewerbe or Arkitektur Sweden, and displayed in exhibitions such as the 10th Venice Biennale. He has also published peer-reviewed theory papers and essays on International journals such as Constelaciones, VLC, A+T or ETSAM Research Papers, as well as four book chapters. He has lectured in universities across Europe in places like Newcastle, Ljubljana, Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Tromso, Paris, Berlin and Cottbus among others.
Sessions in which Dr David Franco participates
- 14.30 The Architectural Invention of Working Class Memory in Byker, Newcastle
- Participant Dr David Franco (Clemson University School of Architecture) |
- 13:30 - 14:00 | 30 minutes Part of: Cultural Heritage and the Working Class
- In 1953, the Medical Office of Health of the city of Newcastle decided to tear down a good part of the old terraced houses of the inner city com...
Sessions in which Dr David Franco attends
- The Garden of the Grey Nuns / Le jardin des sœurs grises Concordia, Grey Nuns Motherhouse (GN) - GN 1210
- 19:30 - 21:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Working with archival documents and the current-day morphology of the Grey Nuns' site, Dr Cynthia Hammond, Dr Shauna Janssen, in collaboration w...
- Politics of Scale: A New Approach to Heritage Studies I UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R520
- 15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- In recent decades, the growth of the World Heritage industry has necessitated the reconsideration of scale. Formerly dominated by nation-states, so...
- Regular session
- Keynote: Is Tangible to Intangible as Formal is to Informal ? (Michael Herzfeld)
- Signup required UQAM, pavillon Judith-Jasmin (J) - Salle Alfred-Laliberté
- 18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including...
- Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée
- The Cultural Politics of New Built Heritage in Emerging Economies UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-M460
- 9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
- In many emerging economies of the Global South, new urban mega-projects are strategically reviving heritage into simulacra, copies without original...
- Regular session
- 11.00 Rewriting Geological Time: Kanal Istanbul, a Mega-Project in Istanbul
- Participant Ms Meltem Al (McGill University School of Architecture) | Participant Prof. Ipek Türeli (McGill University, School of Architecture, Canada) |
- 9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes Part of: The Cultural Politics of New Built Heritage in Emerging Economies
- In April 2011, in the middle of an election campaign, the then prime minister (and current president) of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced...