Chris Gilby


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Chris has achieved a significant track record in the design and documentation sector during his 20 years’ in the industry, specifically with many of DGSE’s award-winning projects. He has led the design on a range of projects which include Multi-Unit Residential Developments, New Builds, and Conversions.

Chris’s recent work includes Apartments, Townhouse Developments, and the Master Planning/design of Aged Care Villages. Projects of note include the recently completed Sunset West Apartments. Recent experience includes the integration of unitised façades to apartment buildings to accelerate construction along with many other construction techniques. Chris encourages standardisation in many design projects to ensure construction efficiencies can be achieved while ensuring high quality outcomes.

Chris has designed and overseen the construction of many successful Commercial Fit-outs. Projects of note include the Greater Wellington Regional Council Shed 39 Fit-out and Harrison Grierson’s Wellington character office space, and he has co-designed and overseen the construction of DGSE’s own Wellington office fit-out.

Chris has experience in complex high security facilities, with multi-level security and couple service requirements, having designed and overseen the construction of Revera’s state-of-the-art Trentham Data Centre over three stages. Other areas of experience include Retail, Chris having worked on the roll-out of numerous Kathmandu stores throughout Aotearoa.






Retirement Living

Workplace + Interiors


Chris Gilby