Karen A. Franck
Karen A. Franck
Professor
College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
karen.a.franck@njit.edu

Biography

Karen A. Franck is a professor in the College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where she also serves as Director of the Joint PhD Program in Urban Systems and Coordinator of the Urban Environment Track. She has a PhD in environmental psychology from the City University of New York.

Karen has written about a wide range of topics: designing for human needs in Architecture from the Inside Out; possibility and diversity in urban life in Loose Space, relationships between food, architecture and the city in issues of the journal Architectural Design (AD); types in architecture and design in Ordering Space; and alternative housing in New Households, New Housing.  Her most recent work is Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Clients and Architects.  She is currently working on a book about the design and people’s experience of memorials.


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