Kristy Balliet is co-founder of BairBalliet, a joint venture design practice with Kelly Bair. BairBalliet has experience working across multiple scales including large-scale graphics, residential, commercial adaptive interiors (cafe/restaurant, child play spaces, coworking/office), institutional, and small-scale accessory buildings (ADU's). BairBalliet has been published in Architect's Newspaper, Log Journal, Art Papers, Fresh Meat, Room One Thousand, Arch Daily and Archinect among others. BairBalliet's work has been exhibited internationally in the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale (Venice, Italy), the Frac Centre (Orleans, France) and Centre de design de l’UQAM (Montreal). Their work has been exhibited across the United States at Modern Museum of Art MoMA (New York), The Architecture & Design Museum & the SCI-Arc Gallery (Los Angeles), Museum of Contemporary Art (Detroit), Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago) and Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh) among others. In 2018, they were named a finalist for the 2018 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program. Balliet has published articles on topics related to excessive volume and architectural ploys and has co-edited several books; Massive Attack: Selected Friends and Enemies, Visual Catalog: Greg Lynn’s Studio, and in 2018 with the co-founders of the Possible Mediums Project published the Possible Mediums book with Actar. Prior to joining SCI-Arc, Balliet was an Associate Professor at the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State and an Assistant Professor in Studio Greg Lynn at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. She has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia University. She has worked as a project designer at Erdy McHenry Architecture in Philadelphia. Balliet holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Philadelphia University and a Master’s degree from the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design.