Julie Gabrielli, NCARB, LEED AP
Julie Gabrielli, founder of GOforChange, is an award-winning, leading green business expert.
is an industry-changer who was instrumental in starting the sustainable design movement in her
region over twelve years ago.
work has included helping large businesses and institutions develop sustainability initiatives and Climate Action Plans.
As an architect, Julie worked with many clients to help them realize their dreams, from concept to construction.
As an advisor to the 2007 Solar Decathlon
helped steer team LEAFHouse to be the top-placing American team, a second-place-overall finish.
now mentors entrepreneurial businesses and organizations to "see the green.
A registered architect since 1990, Julie Gabrielli has been practicing for 25 years.
Since 1998, sustainable design has been her
Past work includes green residential design; owner advising on green institutional projects; organizational sustainability initiatives, and LEED Rating System coordination.
She has been the lead LEED coordinator on two Silver-certified projects, and advised on over ten others.
Recent work includes participating on teams for three Climate Action Plans: Howard Community College, Montgomery County
, and State of Maryland.
Julie taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Architecture from 1990 to 2008.
She helped to form and lead an interdisciplinary, academic/professional design team for their 2007 Solar Decathlon entry, LEAFHouse, which placed first in the U.S, second overall.
A Baltimore resident for 20 years, Julie
has served on several Governor's Task Forces for the State of Maryland: Energy Efficiency, 2001; Green Buildings, 2007; and Green Jobs & Industry, 2010.
She also co-chaired the Built Environment Subcommittee for the Baltimore Sustainability Plan in 2008.
is a founding organizer of the Baltimore Bioneers Conference, which debuted in 2007.
She was co-founder of the Baltimore AIA Committee on the Environment.
years of competitive sailboat racing taught Julie
that when good design is combined with clear vision, steering for changing conditions, and a healthy respect for the forces of nature, great results are possible!