Christopher Hight
Associate Professor


Christopher Hight is a designer and theorist who teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios and a theory seminar. The design studios are organized as collaborative design research laboratories addressing the nexus of landscape, urbanism, and emerging electronic and material assemblies.
He has been a Fulbright Scholar and obtained a masters degree in the histories and theories of architecture from the Architectural Association, and a PhD from the London Consortium at the University of London. Previously he taught at the Architectural Association's Design Research Laboratory and has worked for the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. He wrote a book on cybernetics, formalism, and post-World War Two architectural design (Routledge, 2008) and coedited an issue of AD on network design practices. He has published over 30 articles and has lectured internationally. Additionally, he has been a Distinguished and Outstanding faculty associate at Jones College.


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

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