Chris Gross

Chartered Engineer

MEng (Hons) MPhil PhD CEng MICE

Chris is an experienced chartered structural engineer who works as lead engineer on numerous projects.

Graduating from the University of Bath in 2008, Chris joined our Bath office in 2015. Chris is interested in natural building materials and conservation of historic buildings and structures. Previously he has worked as a researcher investigating the load bearing performance of ModCell straw bale panels and undertook his doctoral research at the University of Bath on composite timber framing and hemp-lime construction. In 2013 Chris won the Howard Medal and in 2016 he won the Palmer Prize both from the Institution of Civil Engineers for his work on straw bale construction. Following his PhD graduation Chris worked for a small engineering consultancy leading projects and gaining experience of a wide range of materials.

Chris is extending and renovating his own house using natural building materials. In his spare time he also enjoys cycling.