Chris Banks, AIA, IIDA, LEED® AP

Design Director, Principal

As the Southeast Region’s Design Leader, Chris ensures that our clients’ most complex problems are transformed into clear and elegant design solutions. She specializes in large-scale, detailed workplace assignments ranging from corporate campuses to government projects, and she has also played a key role in numerous aviation assignments. Over the course of her 37 years with Gensler, Chris has been committed to mentoring rising design talent. Her efforts have helped to shape Gensler’s design culture and elevate the level of design to better meet clients’ needs. She has been honored with numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and has had projects featured in Architectural Record, Interior Design and other industry publications.