Chris Norton Riley is an architectural designer and artist based in New York. He holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.

His work and writing has been published in San Rocco, MASKS, and Harvard's Platform series. He has worked in several offices including MLRP in Copenhagen, Rios Clementi Hale Studios in Los Angeles, and SO – IL in Brooklyn. Currently, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University GSAPP and works at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York.