Conference Chairs

The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture
Kristy Balliet is an assistant professor at The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture and the curator of the Banvard Gallery. From 2006-2011, Balliet was an assistant professor at The University of Applied Arts, Vienna in Studio Greg Lynn. In Vienna, she was the co-creater of the IoA Sliver lecture/gallery series and published the Visual Catalog: Greg Lynn’s studio. She is a graduate of Philadelphia University and the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design and has practiced architecture in Philadelphia at Erdy McHenry Architecture. Kristy is currently editing the forthcoming publication Massive Attack, IoA Sliver Lecture Series-Selected Friends and Enemies.

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture
Kelly Bair is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Architecture and principal of Central Standard Office of Design. She is a graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder and the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design. Her work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago, Ann Arbor and Indianapolis. She is the recipient of numerous awards including First Place in the Luvo International Design Competition, Finalist in the Sukkah Arbor Competition, Finalist in the Moonfish Building Competition in Manchester England, and was the recipient of the Maxine Frankel Award for Research. Kelly has worked for the offices of Gnuform, Belzberg Architects, and Greg Lynn FORM.

University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
Adam Fure is a lecturer at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and director of SIFT Studio. His design work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Beijing Biennale, the A+D Gallery in Los Angeles, the AA in London, and the Grand Rapids Museum of Art. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a residency fellowship at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, the Alpha Rho Chi medal, the Carlin Glucksman Fellowship, and the Jeffrey Hintz Fellowship. Adam has worked for the offices of Gnuform, Office dA, and as a project designer for Greg Lynn FORM.

University of Kentucky College of Design
Kyle Miller is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Kentucky College of Design. Kyle is a graduate of the University of Michigan and UCLA, where he earned his professional degree and was awarded the AIA School Medal, the Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship, and Jeffrey “Skip” Hintz Memorial Fellowship. His design work has been exhibited in EP:2011 at the American Center for Architecture in Washington DC, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles. Kyle has worked professionally in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, and most recently for Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos with UNStudio in Amsterdam.

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