School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering
Prof. Dr. Oya Atalay Franck is an architect, architectural historian and academician. She is the Director of the School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. She studied architecture at Middle East Technical University METU in Ankara and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute RPI in Troy, NY, USA. She received her PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich. She acts as an expert in various scientific bodies, a.o. the Swiss National Foundation of Research (SNF) and The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), as well as in peer review committees and in quality audits.
The Oslo Pledge
Dear Colleagues, The first EAAE Deans’ Summit took place at the right time: Tremendously inspiring insights from the keynote speakers and inputs as well as intense group and panel discussions have shown the importance of exchange, the need for solidarity and the possibilities of supporting each other as leaders of schools of architecture, design and urban planning. This event marks the start of a new tradition and impactful actions! We thank all speakers and participants for their valuable contributions. And…
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Former EAAE Presidents