Speaker: Clare Lyster
Lecture Title: Learning From Logistics: Research, Write, Index, Design
The MIT Dept of Urban Studies and Planning, City Design and Development group, is pleased to invite architect, educator and writer, Clare Lyster. A native of Ireland, Lyster is based in Chicago, where she is an Associate Professor at the UIC School of Architecture. Her work explores a+u from the perspective of contemporary theories in landscape, infrastructure and globalization. She is author of Learning from Logistics: How Networks Change Cities (Birkhauser, 2016); editor of Envisioning the Bloomingdale: 5 Concepts (Chicago Architecture Club, August 2009) and 306090 vol. 09 Regarding Public Space, with Cecilia Benites (Princeton Architectural Press, August 2005). Essays have appeared in Cabinet, Chicago Architect, the Journal of Architectural Education, the Journal of Landscape Architecture, MONU, The Architects Newspaper, Places and Volume as as well as chapters in edited anthologies on landscape and mobility networks. Work by her office, CLUAA has been exhibited locally and internationally including the Art Institute of Chicago and University College Dublin and has been funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, the UIC College of Architecture, Design & The Arts, and the Graham Foundation. She has also taught at Syracuse University, University of Toronto, and Harvard University. Clare is a registered architect in New York and Illinois and holds a BArch from University College Dublin (Ireland) and a MArch from Yale University.