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Christopher Hight
Associate Professor


Christopher Hight’s scholarship addresses the nexus of landscape, urbanism, and emerging electronic and material assemblies. He has published many articles and has lectured internationally. His book, Architectural Principles in the Age of Cybernetics, explores the relationship between cybernetics, formalism, and post-World War II architectural design. He also coedited an issue of AD on network design practices, Collective Intelligence in Design

Hight teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios and a theory seminar. Previously he taught at the Architectural Associationʼs Design Research Laboratory in London and has also worked for the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Additionally, he has been a Fullbright Scholar and has also served as a distinguished and outstanding faculty associate at Rice University’s Jones College.



Ph.D. University of London
M.A. Architectural Association
B.Arch. Rice University
B.A. Rice University
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