Chris HurstAIA


With over 25 years of experience, Chris Hurst brings an expertise in high-rise and large-scale mixed-use projects to bKL’s leadership team. Chris’s passion for design lies in an ability to help others realize their vision. Chris has led the design and management of several award-winning projects and has a diverse portfolio including residential, hotel, commercial, and office developments.

Having worked on many unique projects in the U.S. and abroad, Chris understands that communication between clients, project team members, and the community is fundamental to success. As a leader, he believes collaboration is key in maximizing his team’s unique talents.

Chris received both a Bachelor of Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats, and Urban Land Institute. Chris is a licensed architect in the State of Illinois, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the State of New Jersey, and the State of Texas. Outside of the office, Chris is also an architectural and landscape photographer.