Is Landscape Architect by the University of Greenwich and Horticulturalist by ESAB in Barcelona. Is the founder & principal of ‘EMF landscape architecture’. Franch had professional and academic training in London, Amsterdam and Berlin. Franch has taught at the Landscape Master in ETSAB Barcelona, and has been visiting teacher at ENSPV Versailles, RMIT Melbourne, Catòlica de Santiago de Chile and imparted conferences worldwide. Currently Franch is midway doing a Design Practice Research PhD by RMIT Melbourne (Europe).
Awards of the speaker:
Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Greenwich
EMF is an interdisciplinary practice of independent experts in the field of urban and environmental design, currently exercising in Catalonia, France, Switzerland, Israel and Italy. EMF landscape archiects explores hybrid ways between ecological systems & cultural constructs to inform projects and build up new realities.
Awards of the office:
His work has been internationally published and awarded with a LILA landezine international landscape award 2020 and 2016, ASLA American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award 2012, European Landscape Biennal – Rosa Barba Prize 2012, as well as selected finalist in FAD 2012, Rosa Barba Prize 2010, CCCB European Prize of Public Space 2012 among others.