MR Christopher Jensen

MR Christopher Jensen


  • Architectural Science (Sustainable Design)
  • Building Envelopes and Facades
  • Commercial Building Sustainability
  • Construction Innovation
  • Environmentally Sustainable Construction (Construction and Building performance)
  • Residential Energy efficiency (Design and operation)



  • Chris joined the faculty from industry bringing extensive experience as a sustainability consultant on a wide range of projects including commercial greenstar rated office buildings to energy modelling in Antarctica. His research interests are focused on the impact of solar, daylight and shading and the opportunities for sustainable construction, often with reference to european trends and systems. Recent researched has looked at retrofit thermal performance products such as heat reflecting cool roof coatings, industry regulation of energy performance in housing and indoor comfort for template schools. He continues to direct a small consultancy along with research and teaching with the direct intention of connecting industry and academia more closely.   


Selected publications


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Education and training

  • Menv, University of Melbourne 2005
  • BSC, University of Melbourne 2001

Awards and honors

  • Chris was part of the team that was joint winner in category - Architecture - Residential - Constructed - for 'Living Places' Suburban Revival, Melbourne Design Awards 2012, 2012