Chris Gross


MEng (Hons) MPhil PhD CEng MICE
Conservation Accredited Engineer

Chris is highly experienced and works as a lead project engineer on numerous projects.

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 an engineering consultancy leading projects and gaining experience of a wide range of materials. Within Integral Chris has worked on a diverse range of projects notably Cheltenham Ladies’ College Fitness Centre, conservation work at Boston Manor, Hounslow, work at the National Trust’s Dyrham Park and student accommodation at Bartholomew Row, Birmingham.

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