Chris Garris is an advocate for design excellence both on individual project teams as well as office-wide initiatives. His enthusiasm and curiosity guides him to meaningful solutions to complex problems. As a senior leader in the office, he guides his teams with his experience in cultural, higher education, programming and office projects.
Chris's broad based experience leads him to think creatively about project opportunities from programming and site considerations, to the details which reinforce the project's conceptual basis.
Chris is a native of North Carolina and earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from North Carolina State University. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects.