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Tim Frank Professor of Architecture

Tim Frank has been tenured and promoted to Associate Professor of Architecture. Professor Frank currently teaches Architecture Studio, Design Communication II, and Thesis Research in addition to working as Design Communication Coordinator. He teaches a responsibility to serve both society and the environment and believes that architectural education should prepare students for a practice where social, environmental, and material factors work hand-in-hand within a cohesive building domain. In addition to his work at Kennesaw State, he also owns a nationally recognized interdisciplinary architecture studio in Atlanta. He has had work published in several publications such as the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Journal of Technology, Architecture, and Design.


Arief Setiawan Associate Professor of Architecture

Arief Setiawan has been tenured and promoted to Associate Professor of Architecture. He teaches in the areas of design and architecture: history, theory, and criticism (HTC), teaching Architecture Studio I and II, Introduction to Architecture, and courses in architecture history. He serves as the coordinator of the First-Year Design, developing a design pedagogy based on the notion of thinking through making. He integrated the First-Year course and studio through Learning Community: Fundamental in Design Thinking. Professor Setiawan has been researching design pedagogy and HTC focusing on the questions of modernity and identity, which he has presented and published in conferences. He helped lead the Architour program taking students around the country to experience masterful work in architecture and urbanism.