Code Green is internationally recognised for its innovative design and construction practices.

Specialising in creating sustainable structures and urban areas, our company provides consultancy, design and construction management services. Our vision is to integrate green space into urban environments and incorporate ecologically sound development into the core and character of each project.

The spaces in which we live and work should sit mindfully in our world and be sympathetic to existing space and streetscapes.

Numerous local government, major commercial construction projects and innovative residential builds are currently using the expertise, creativity and deep knowledge of the Code Green Team.

For examples of Code Green’s work in action, please visit the Portfolio page.










Code Green founder Chris Knierim has earned a reputation for providing high- quality, eco-friendly, contemporary design and construction services during his 25 years delivering award winning projects.

Consistently exploring a wide range of creative options for each new project, Chris draws on his experience working in America and Europe to deliver the latest eco-designs. His passion for ecologically sustainable construction has been translated and delivered in practical projects that thrive in tough Australian conditions.

Chris’s work has been widely recognised with awards for the design and construction of several commercial projects in New York, London, Marbella, Frankfurt and Sydney.

In 2014 Chis became one of Australia’s most awarded designers and builders, winning 13 design and construction awards, including The Green Smart Australian Home of the Year, BDA Australia National Design Excellence Award and Four international design awards including Gold in “Sustainable Design”.

Accolades have continued for Chris and his work, winning over 50 industry awards from across the world.

Chris is an accomplished keynote speaker and revels in sharing and exploring new concepts and creative ideas with industry and government. He regularly appears as a columnist in Grand Designs Australia magazine, and is a frequent guest on design and construction-related TV shows. Chris is the Immediate Past President of “Building Designers Association of Australia” and sits on the board of the “Australian Design Alliance”.