Valentina Machina

Senior Interior Designer - Associate Principal

Interior Design, Auckland

Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Diploma in Architecture (Cro)
  • NZGBC Accredited Professional
  • Member of the Design Institute of New Zealand

Valentina is an Associate Principal with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Interior Architecture. She joined Jasmax in 1999 and is a co-leader of the Jasmax Interiors studio.

Valentina has been responsible for delivering a broad range of interior projects such as The Cloud, NZI Centre and Vodafone V-nue. Recently she has worked on projects such as the Transpower Wellington office, Z Energy and the DLA Piper fitout including managing design for the GridAKL Innovation 5B and Mason Brothers buildings located in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct.

Her design philosophy is firmly grounded in the belief that a successful design is one that adds lasting value and beauty.

She believes incollaborative partnerships and working with clients towards 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. Valentina is NZGBC Accredited Professional and has been assisting on the Fonterra project targeting 6 Green Stars. She has also worked on a Green Star Submission for the NZI Centre fitout which was the first commercial building in New Zealand to receive 5 Green Stars.

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