A licensed architect with nearly 20 years in the Design & Construction industry, Chris is a champion for health, wellness and sustainable design at SmithGroup in Detroit, MI. Chris has design and planning experience at a variety of scales and typologies, from single family eco-homes to large-scale higher education and institutional projects. Mr. Heine has over ten years of experience in LEED project design and administration, with a portfolio of projects including the University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Boston University, among others. In addition to his client work, Chris is also an advocate for responsible design in-house, currently coordinating LEED and WELL certifications for the new renovation of the SmithGroup Detroit office. Chris is a LEED and WELL accredited professional and shares his passion for sustainability as co-chair of the AIA Detroit Committee on the Environment (COTE).