Christian Gladu

Principal Designer

Through a focus on listening and understanding, Christian helps his clients discover the essence of what home means to them. Getting things right starts with seeing the project from the client’s perspective and collaborating to create a place they can call home.

As founder of Christian Gladu Design, Christian brings over 20 years of design and technical experience to every project. His approachable style combined with his ability to blend a project’s key elements including the client’s vision, budget, and the site, are the essential ingredients to creating a unique design solution for every client.

Throughout his career, Christian has conceptualized and designed hundreds of homes across the United States. In his role as Principal Designer and Creative Director, Christian works hand in hand, on a daily basis, with clients and manages Christian Gladu Design’s creative team.

As an innovator, design thinker and career long advocate of the environment and the Green Building movement; Christian has designed multiple LEED projects including LEED Platinum homes. As a certified Passive House Consultant and certified Sustainable Homes Professional, Christian integrates energy efficiency and healthy home principals into every project.

Christian has contributed to a variety of publications and authored three books. He has been featured on HGTV; in the New York Times; and authors a weekly blog that focuses on design, energy efficiency, and green building principals. He also shares his knowledge and passion for design, green building, and architecture as a lecturer and guest speaker.