Neil Leach



Florida International University



Neil Leach is a professor at Tongji University, China, Florida International University, US, and European Graduate School, and has also taught at the Architectural Association, Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Cornell University, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the University of Southern California. He is an academician in the Academy of Europe, and the recipient of two NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts fellowships to fund research into developing 3D print technologies for the moon and Mars. 

Neil has published 40 books on architectural theory and digital design including: Rethinking Architecture (Routledge, 1997), The Anaesthetics of Architecture (MIT, 1999), Designing for a Digital World (Wiley, 2002), Digital Tectonics (Wiley, 2004), Camouflage (MIT, 2006), Digital Cities (Wiley, 2009), Machinic Processes (CABP, 2010), Space Architecture (Wiley, 2014), Robotic Futures (TongjiUP, 2015), Swarm Intelligence (TongjiUP, 2017), Computational Design (TongjiUP, 2017), Digital Fabrication (TongjiUP, 2017), Swarm Intelligence (TongjiUP, 2017) and 3D Printed Body Architecture (Wiley, 2017). He is currently working on a 2 volume edition, Architecture in the Age of AI (Bloomsbury, 2020), Interactive Futures (Tongji UP, 2020), and an issue of AD co-edited with Matias del Campo, ‘Machine Hallucinations: Architecture and AI.’


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