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chris wilson, associate aia

DESIGNER / project manager

experience

Mr. Wilson is a 2010 graduate of Saint Albans High School in Saint Albans, WV; and has attained bachelor’s degrees in architecture from the University of Kentucky (2014).  Mr. Wilson completed his Master’s in Architecture through the College of Design at University of Kentucky (2016).

Before joining Alt32, Mr. Wilson helped to develop appropriate design strategies for clients, and contribute to sustainable design and construction for various architecture firms throughout West Virginia that focused on educational facilities dedicated to exploring multiple models of curriculum delivery for students.

Mr. Wilson’s work experience at University of Kentucky allowed him to aide in the research, development and application of economical, sustainable technologies in architectural design and fabrication.

notable projects

Lewis County New Central Elementary School Vanceburg, Kentucky
65,000 sf New Facility

Space Tango HQ - Renovation
Lexington, Kentucky

West Main Crafting Co. - Renovation
Lexington, Kentucky

London Readiness Center - Renovation
Division of Engineering and Contract Administration
Department of Military Affairs
London, Kentucky

Carlisle Readiness Center - Renovation
Division of Engineering and Contract Administration
Department of Military Affairs
Carlisle, Kentucky

Sidney O. Smith Federal Building
United States Courthouse - Renovation
Gainesville, Georgia

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Region IV - Perimeter Security Enhancements
Arlington, Texas

Kentucky State Office Building - Renovation
Division of Engineering and Contract Administration
Frankfort, Kentucky

Jenkins Independent Middle / High School - Renovation
Jenkins, Kentucky

Burdine Elementary School - Renovation
Burdine, Kentucky

University of Kentucky | HbEER Projects
Houseboats to Energy Efficient Residencies
Greg Luhan Studio
Prototypes Include:
    - 4,000 sf High Performance Modular Classrooms
    - 3,600 sf Modular Restaurant
    - 2,000 sf Net-Zero Ready Modular Clinic
    - 2,000 sf Net-Zero Ready Office
    - 800 - 2200 sf Residential Prototypes
Funded by UK College of Design & the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp.

education

Master of Architecture
College of Design
University of Kentucky, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Architecture
College of Design
University of Kentucky, 2014

work history

August 2016 to Present
Designer/Project Manager
alt32 + Cox (formerly alt32 Architecture | Design)
Lexington, Kentucky

August 2014 to June 2016
Research Assistant
University of Kentucky
College of Design
Greg Luhan Studio
Lexington, Kentucky

May 2014 to August 2014
Architectural Intern
ZMM Architects and Engineers
Charleston, West Virginia

May 2011 to June 2014
Architectural Intern
NVisions Architects
Saint Albans, West Virginia

Professional Affiliations

U.S. Green Building Council Associate

AIA Kentucky Member-at-Large 2016

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)
Member - 2017