Barry Ballinger

Barry Ballinger
  • PhD Student, Architecture


Barry T. Ballinger is a doctoral candidate of architecture and a lecturer at the University of Kansas. He conducted his fieldwork in Ankara, Turkey as Fulbright Student Researcher in 2018. He has a decade of wide-ranging design experience on diverse projects including hospitals, hotels, and educational facilities and has worked in several states in the USA including California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas. His research focuses on culture and behavior in the built environment, more specifically on informal settlements, urbanism, and the physical dimensions of contentious politics. He has presented his research at international conferences in the USA, Turkey, and Portugal. 


Barch, Oklahoma State University, 2003
Master of Arts in Architecture, University of Kansas, 2017

Selected Publications

  1. Silva, K.D. and Ballinger, B. (2021). ‘Sustainable re-housing after disasters: Learning from post-tsunami resettlements in Sri Lanka’, in International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters  

  1. Ballinger, B. and Silva, K.D. (2021). ‘The need for knowledge management in the scholarship of social engagement in architecture’, in Farhana Ferdous and Bryan Bell (eds.) All In: All-Inclusive Engagement in Architecture, London: Routledge. (Refereed/ Invited)