Chris is a director of John Gilbert Architects in Glasgow and registered architect with over 25 years' experience in ecological design and sustainable development. He has maintained a range of experience from masterplanning and energy infrastructure, through to award-winning and innovative architecture, research and teaching. 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. Chris designed the second certified passivhaus in Scotland and has two further projects on site just now. He works part-time for MEARU at the Mackintosh School of Architecture where he teaches final year technology and until recently undertook building performance evaluation on Passivhaus and other low energy housing.