Valentina Machina

Valentina is an Associate Principal with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Interior Architecture.  She joined Jasmax in 1999 and has been responsible for delivering a broad range of interior projects across multi-disciplinary sectors including The Cloud, NZI Centre and Burwood Hospital. Several projects which Valentina has worked on have won Best Commercial Interior at the DINZ Best Awards, NZIA Awards and Property Council Awards.

Valentina’s most recent project experience includes workplace fit-outs for Transpower Wellington, GridAKL Innovation 5A and GridAKL Innovation Mason Brothers co-working hubs and DLA Piper Auckland office and ADHB Administration suite and Operation Centre amongst the others. There she used her design experience along with proven expertise in resolving complex briefs and challenging project requirements through the design and delivery phases.

Valentina is an innovative, creative and tuned in designer that has demonstrated clarity, consistency and confidence in dealing with clients and with project teams.

Valentina has demonstrated an ability to develop creative solutions to complex challenges creating an emotional experience of a physical space that satisfies our client’s needs and objectives now and into the future.

Her design philosophy is firmly grounded in the belief that a successful design is one that adds lasting value and beauty. She believes in collaborative partnership with clients that allows her to design environments that support and drive positive organisational change while delivering enduring design outcomes.

Sustainable design is one of Valentina’s great passions. She is a firm advocate for restorative design and endeavours to implement sustainable environmental design principles in all of her work.