Kasey Vliet is a designer, builder and educator currently based in Ann Arbor, United States. He has worked on architecture and construction projects internationally at many different scales. He received his professional architecture education at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning where he graduated with High Honors and earned the Wallenberg Traveling Award and the Willeke Portfolio Competition Honor Award. In 2013, after working professionally for numerous award winning architecture firms and serving in the United States Peace Corps in Suriname, South America; he founded the practice KASE Studio. In 2015 he was selected as a member of the curatorial team for the 2016 United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennale entitled The Architectural Imagination under the direction of Co-Curator Monica Ponce de Leon. He is also a full-time educator teaching architecture studios and seminars at the University of Michigan, Kendall College of Art and Design, and Lawrence Technological University.