Chris is principal at EYP, working in the higher education, academic innovation and STEM markets. He has over 25 years of client leadership and project management experience on large, sophisticated academic scientific research and teaching projects. He is heavily involved in the design process, with a particular focus on the development of high-performance building envelopes and energy-efficient building systems. Chris has a particular interest in the ever-changing paradigms of academic research and teaching and the critical role building performance plays in the design of high-technology buildings. Prior to joining EYP, Chris was at Payette where he hired and mentored a number of graduates from Syracuse Architecture.