Valentino Gareri is the founder architect of Valentino Gareri Atelier, architectural practice based in Sydney and focused on designing architectures that make a positive impact on our planet. Born in Italy, Valentino graduated with honors in 2010 at IUAV - University of Venice, studying Sustainable Architecture Design, and became a registered Architect in 2011.
For his research and studies on sustainable design, he has been awarded by Glenn Murcutt with the Sustainable Architecture Award - Fassa Bortolo 2012 and by Mario Cucinella with the SAIE Selection 2011 Award.
In 2022 Valentino has been awarded the Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Award 22 by the United Nations (UN) and UN-Habitat for his project of the Cacao Eco Village in Ecuador. Valentino also collaborates with the European Commission, being nominated Design Mentor by EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology and New European Bauhaus.
With professional experience in Europe, Australia and the United States, during his career Valentino had the opportunity to work with prestigious international practices, such as Pritzker Laureate Renzo Piano Building Workshop and BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group.
Valentino is the promoter of the mindset approach ‘DREAMING IS MORE’, encouraging artists and architects to inspire people to dream for a better world.