The Landscape / Territory / Field seminar-studio explores concerns of structure and agency in the urban field, the right to the city, enabling social infrastructure and expressions of community.
The interdisciplinary and collaborative exploration as rendered visible here, aims to raise questions about disruptive interaction, bureaucratic malfunction and critical gestures in the urban environment without the desire to propose solutions
Dr. Hennie Reynders is an architect and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As architect and designer, his work crosses disciplinary boundaries and includes art installations, product design, architecture, and landscape urbanism projects. His research and teaching focus on spatial relationships, citizen infrastructure, design theory and interdisciplinary thinking and making at the intersection of art, design and science – more specifically as expressed in the relationship between structure and agency. He has exhibited, lectured and acted as moderator in Chicago, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Tokyo, Johannesburg and other cities internationally. He holds a first professional BArch and second professional MArch degree in Architecture, Landscape Urbanism and Activist Practice and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.