Tomas Gartner

Tomas trained and worked as an Architect in Germany prior to moving to the UK in 2007 when he joined Gale & Snowden Architects and Mechanical Engineers.  Since 1992 the practice’s team of architects, mechanical engineers, Passivhaus designers, landscape architects, permaculture designers and planners specialises exclusively in integrated, ecological and sustainable design and planning.  In 2014 Gale & Snowden have become the first Building Biology Consultancy in the UK  to be officially accredited by the Institute for Building Biology and Ecology (IBN) in Germany. Tomas was the project Architect on the practice’s multi residential, certified Passivhaus projects in the UK. Currently he works on a range of Passivhaus schemes including residential, commercial and leisure facilities. Tomas is a Director of Gale & Snowden Architects and a chartered member of the RIBA and ARB.  He is a licensed Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor (BRE), Certified Passivhaus Designer CEPH and certified Building Biologist IBN.