Chris L. Smith

Dr Chris L. Smith is the Associate Professor in Architectural Design and Technê in the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. Chris has lectured internationally. His research, over the last 17 years, has focused on the nexus of architecture and the body. Chris locates this nexus between architectural theory, philosophy, and the biosciences. He have published on architectural theory and its dynamic relation with body theory, poststructural philosophy (particularly the work of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari) and technologies of the body. Chris had also published on the complex intersections of architecture, the biosciences, medical humanities, and translational and biomedicine. Chris is the co-editor of Architecture in the Space of Flows (Routledge, 2012), Laboratory Lifestyles: The Construction of Scientific Fictions (MIT Press, 2019); and the author of Bare Architecture: a schizoanalysis (Bloomsbury, 2017) and co-author of the forthcoming LabOratory: Speaking of the Architecture of Science (MIT Press, [Nov 2019]). 

Associate Professor of Architecture
The University of Sydney
Erskineville, Australia
Focus area: Architecture, Urban Planning, Built Environment, Biology, Bio Art, Bio Engineering, Body, Anatomy, Self