Christopher Baylow, AIA
Chris brings 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. He is knowledgeable in the cross-pollination of research disciplines, density of research activities, the delicate balance of spaces for collaboration and specialization, and how high-performance building systems and assemblies can work in concert with the architecture. Chris is a proven consensus builder, providing project leadership to ensure the client’s expectations of schedule, budget, programs and design quality are met. A leader in the firm’s education practice, Chris is a true motivator and mentor and is noted for his ability to foster community, strengthen identity, and advance the mission of his clients.