Alexandra Barker, AIA, LEED AP is the principal of baao (previously BFDO), based in New York. The firm employs material research, fabrication technologies and system design as generative tools in the design process to develop multivalent, sustainable spatial solutions. Current projects include residential and cultural projects in New York City, Long Island, Virginia, Georgia, and in Inner Mongolia in China, as a member of Ordos 100. The work of the firm has been exhibited at the Architectural League, Art Basel, and Beijing, and profiled in national and international publications. In 2010 baao was named a finalist in the Land Art Generator Initiative for an energy-generating land art project designed for a site in Dubai called Chromatic Energy Landscape.