Chris Gallegos, LEED AP BD+C
Christopher holds a Bachelor of Interior Architecture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His dedication and passion for exploring the intersection of architecture, society, and the environment have been recognized through his receipt of the Paul M. Heffernan Grant. This grant enabled him to conduct research for his graduate thesis, which delved into climate change’s social and political influences on the built environment in a developing nation.
Before joining Assembledge+, Christopher contributed his skills and insights to the City of New York Mayor’s Office, Perkins + Will, and multi-disciplinary firms across the country, all of which shared a common goal of exploring the synergies between sustainability, equity, and design. With a career spanning over 15 years, Chris has demonstrated his commitment to creating environmentally conscious and socially responsible architectural solutions.
Within Assembledge+, Chris serves as a Project Designer, undertaking projects of diverse types, scales, and complexities. His LEED AP BD+C accreditation showcases his deep understanding of sustainable design practices, and he takes on the role of Sustainability Champion for the studio, driving environmentally conscious initiatives. Furthermore, Chris is currently pursuing his architectural licensure, further solidifying his expertise and commitment to the profession.
Chris finds solace in exploring California’s magnificent national parks in his leisure time, where he draws inspiration from nature’s beauty.