About the Author
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 advises PhD students.?She has written about a wide range of topics, often related to social aspects of design. Her books include: Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Architects and Clients (Wiley, 2009), Architecture from the Inside Out (Wiley, 2007) and Loose Space: Possibility and Diversity in Urban Space (Routledge, 2006). She has guest-edited two issues of AD: Food + Architecture (2002) and Food + City (2005). In recent years she has been researching the design and use of public memorials. This work is to be published by Routledge in the 2014 book Memorials as Spaces of Engagement: Memorial Design, Use and Meaning, coauthored with Quentin Stevens.