Clare Lyster is an architect, writer and educator in Chicago.
She is editor of Envisioning the Bloomingdale: 5 Concepts and, with Cecilia Benites, co-editor of and 306090 vol. 09, Regarding Public Space. Her writing has appeared in The Architects Newspaper, Cabinet, Chicago Architect, Journal of Landscape Architecture, and the Journal of Architectural Education, and she has published chapters in The Landscape Urbanism Reader and Landscapes of Mobility. Her design work has been exhibited locally and internationally, including at the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently completing a book titled Learning from Logistics: How Emerging Networks Inform Cities.
Clare is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has also taught at Syracuse University, University of Toronto, and Harvard University.