Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced Sergio Valentini has been promoted to director, Architecture in the Los Angeles office. In this role, Valentini leads the growth and management of the Architecture Studio and oversees all architecture projects for the firm’s Los Angeles office.

A multifaceted design professional, Valentini’s background includes team and project management of complex projects at different scales in a collaborative, creative environment. His understanding of different markets and strong technical background influence his design approach delivering the highest standard of client service while creating spaces that are sustainable, site specific and enhance the human experience. 

“Since joining Ware Malcomb last year, Sergio has successfully taken over the daily management of the Architecture Studio and spearheaded a diverse array of new work including residential adaptive reuse, creative office, entertainment, and industrial projects,” said Radwan Madani, principal of Ware Malcomb’s Los Angeles office. “Sergio’s leadership, work ethic and solid design and technical expertise have established him as a strong leader within our office and among our industry partners. We look forward to his continued contributions and leadership.”

Valentini joined Ware Malcomb in 2019 as Studio Manager, Architecture in the Los Angeles office. Previously he worked at major firms in London, Chicago and Los Angeles. Valentini brings over 17 years of architecture and design experience to the Ware Malcomb team, including international and domestic projects in high-rise office, mixed-use, entertainment, aviation, residential, and hospitality sectors. 

Valentini holds a Master of Architecture degree from Politecnico di Bari in Bari, Italy. He has been active in industry associations such as the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and is currently Chair of the Los Angeles chapter of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). 

Recent projects by Ware Malcomb in the Los Angeles area include: architectural design services for 2130 Violet Street, a 9-story mixed-use office/retail project currently under construction in the Los Angeles Arts District; interior architecture and design services for the new L’Oreal Pulp Riot offices in Encino, Calif.; and architecture and interior design services for Flyte, a 2-building creative office renovation project in El Segundo, Calif.

Learn more about Ware Malcomb at waremalcomb.com.