Kristi Paulson is a designer with 17 years of experience in architecture, planning, and programming of complex projects, ranging from educational, residential, corporate, and mixed-use projects to museums and sports facilities. Her clients include Google, the California Science Center, the University of California, Harvard University, the University of Washington, and Amgen. Kristi has a special interest in the discovery of innovative ideas and solutions through the combination of sophisticated design, high-performance objectives, and user experience. She sees architecture as a way of expressing an organization’s culture. As such, she works closely with clients and project teams to understand a project’s goals and challenges, and develops innovative solutions that respond to these findings. Kristi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington and a Master of Architecture from The University of British Columbia. She has lectured internationally and has served as an Architecture Critic for Washington University in St. Louis and the University of California, Los Angeles.