The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit
Director, John Gilbert Architects and Lecturer, The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit
Chris is a qualified architect with over 25 years’ experience in ecological design and sustainable development. Chris is a Director at John Gilbert Architects, leads the Hab-Lab service and teaches final year technology at the Mackintosh School of Architecture. He has maintained a range of experience from masterplanning and energy infrastructure, through to award-winning and innovative architectural projects. He has worked as a builder and recently completed a two year BPE contract for UK Government looking at the real performance of occupied Passivhaus buildings in Scotland.
Previously a Chair of the Scottish Ecological Design, Chris is one of only four architects with advanced sustainable architecture accreditation from the RIAS. He is a design review panellist for Architecture + Design Scotland and has certification in Passivhaus design, building biology and permaculture. He will speak about building performance evaluation and the importance of health issues.