Laurea Magistrale in Architettura Polimi, ARB
Valentina studied architecture at Politecnico di Milano and at University College London (Bartlett) which she completed in 2008. From 2011 to 2014, Valentina taught interiors and architecture at Politecnico di Milano, Laboratorio di Progettazione Architettonica.
Before joining Eric Parry Architects in 2014, Valentina worked on the creation of the luxury flag-ship stores for the French brand Celine in London and New York. The clients’ aspiration was to create a unique set of flagship stores that complement the brand in the exploration and innovative use of materials. Valentina also worked as the project architect on the private residence of Karla Otto, the director of an international public relations and brand strategy agency. Through this Valentina had the opportunity to travel extensively around Europe’s manufacturing industry, exploring a wide ranging palette of interesting materials that responded to the client’s brief and aspirations, thus achieving a unique set of interiors.
In 2015 Valentina was in the team that won the competition for the prestigious ‘super prime’ residential Chelsea Barracks Phase 4 project for Qatari Diar, consisting of 3 buildings and 91 apartments. She led a team on the design development of the Interior Designers concept through to detailed design to RIBA Stage 4b, overseeing the consultant team, ensuring the team work to a structured design programme and process.