Clare Lyster

Clare Lyster

Clare Lyster is an architect and writer whose work focuses on the design of the city from the perspective of contemporary theories in landscape, and infrastructure. She is author of Learning from Logistics: How Networks Change Cities (Birkhäuser, 2016) and co-editor of Third Coast Atlas, A Prelude to a Plan (ACTAR, Winter 2016) with Ibañez, Waldheim and White. Previously she edited, Envisioning the Bloomingdale: 5 Concepts (Chicago Architecture Club, 2009) and 306090 vol. 09, Regarding Public Space, with Cecilia Benites (PA Press, 2005). Her writing has appeared in Cabinet, Chicago Architect, Fresh Meat, the Journal of Architectural Education, the Journal of Landscape Architecture, MONU, The Architects Newspaper, Places and Volume and as chapters in edited anthologies on landscape and mobility networks. Research and design, produced by her practice, CLUAA, has been exhibited locally and internationally including the Art Institute of Chicago, University College Dublin and at the forthcoming Lisbon Architecture Triennale. Clare has been awarded grants from the Arts Council of Ireland, the UIC OVCR Grants for the Arts, Architecture and Design and the Humanities, and the Graham Foundation. She is a registered architect in New York and Illinois.