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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

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Dr David Franco attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:00 - 15:00 | 2 hours
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
19:00 - 21:00 | 2 hours
Public event