Annette is responsible for all aspects of design and documentation. These duties range in phase from conceptual design through construction coordination, and include such tasks as lamp and fixture specification, control specifications, computer lighting calculations and project management. Annette's design experience spans a variety of project types including corporate office, day lighting, façade, hospitality, mixed use, restaurant, single and multi-tenant retail, and museums.
Annette attended Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA where she obtained her Bachelor's of Architectural Engineering degree with an emphasis on Illumination in 1989.
Wawa Inc, received "the Good Neighbor Lighting Award" in 2005 from the South Jersey Astronomy Club for its efforts to reduce glare and contain light trespass. Borgata Hotel and Casino received the "Best of 2003-Hospitality Project of the Year Award" from New York Construction. First Presbyterian Church and J&B Software Office design won an International Illumination Design Award (IIDA) Philadelphia Section Award. First Presbyterian Church also won an IIDA Guth Award for Energy Conservation.
The Enclave Clubhouse was published in Builder/ Architect magazine in March 2006. The Sears Corporate Headquarters was published in Interiors magazine in June 1994. Record Lighting published an article written by Ms. Hladio in October 1991.
Architectural Lighting Design (ALD), LLC provides the most appropriate and creative lighting design solutions for interior and exterior applications. With almost twenty years' professional experience, Annette Hladio, the president and founder, creates innovative designs while exceeding clients' expectations.
ALD designs commercial office, educational, retail, restaurant, religious, and exterior lighting. We regularly receive design accolades, as well as conservation awards.
Lighting enhances the architectural experience. ALD reinforces architectural elements, improving the visual and psychological journey through the space. We provide the appropriate lighting solutions that are energy conscious while enhancing your living and working environment.