Madeline Gradillas is an Associate of the San Francisco office. As a registered architect, she has a unique understanding of the integration of architecture and sustainability. With expertise in daylight analysis, she creates visually and thermally comfortable spaces that increase performance and meet the design vision.
Madeline has worked on many of Atelier Ten’s projects that prioritize comfort. She provided daylight analysis to optimize the custom shading for 633 Folsom in San Francisco and the skylight design for NVIDIA Voyager in Santa Clara. Madeline provided iterative daylight, glare and thermal comfort studies for the Uber Mission Bay Headquarters. She has successfully worked with a range of clients from architects and engineers to developers and owners to improve access to natural light and views while also reducing energy use.
Madeline received her BArch from the University of Arizona, then worked for several years at Rick Joy Architects (now Studio Rick Joy) before coordinating design studios and building technology courses at the University of Arizona. She has a Master of Science in Architectural Studies (SMArchS) in Building Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.