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.