Chris Magwood helped to establish Builders for Climate Action in 2019 and has been leading development of the BEAM carbon estimator tool for low-rise construction.
In 2022, Chris joined the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Embodied Carbon initiative within RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings team. From 2011-2022, Chris was a director and teacher at The Endeavour Centre, a not-for-profit sustainable building school. Chris has authored seven books on sustainable building. His new book, Building Beyond Zero: New Ideas for Carbon-Smart Architecture, is co-authored with Bruce King and published by Island Press.
Chris is an active speaker and workshop instructor in Canada and internationally.