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Francine Monaco

Adjunct Associate Professor

Interior Design
School of Design

A registered architect for more than 25 years; work includes projects in the United States and Europe in architecture and interior design, a mixture of residential and nonresidential work; early work as a project architect for a highly respected architectural firm designing homes and apartments was followed in 1989 as project architect for the in-house design department of the Guggenheim Museum, where her focus was in orchestrating several design projects of the museum’s expansion in New York City; designed and supervised the creation of administrative office space within newly excavated space at the original Frank Lloyd Wright Museum building; her increasing focus on the intersection between architecture and interior design lead her to establish D’Aquino Monaco in 1997 with Carl D’Aquino to allow and create more opportunity for the dialogue between “the container” and the “contained”; inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 2007.

B.Arch., University of Cincinnati.