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Francisco Gomes, A.I.A

Assistant Professor 

School of Architecture

UT Austin

My teaching is based on the belief that students are most engaged and inspired when challenged to understand architecture as a situated dialog rather than a stand-alone discipline, and to create designs which achieve meaning through thoughtful response to their complex physical, social and cultural contexts. Engagement is the consistent goal of my teaching, guided by the belief that students who develop the skills to critically interpret and operate effectively within our complex world will become our best architects, as well as our best citizens.