Natalia Esther Valencia Donat


Natalia Valencia has 16 years of experience collaborating in the Design and Project Management of large scale Commercial, Institutional, Recreational and Residential buildings.

Natalia was born in Argentina where she completed a 6 years architectural program at the National School of Architecture and Urbanism and graduated as an Architect in 1999. In 2001, she moved to the US where she launched her design career with acclaimed architect Cesar Pelli.

She worked for 8 years with Pritzker Prize Laureate Kevin Roche on projects such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History, the UNICEF tower, the Yale Hockey Rink, Santander Bank Headquarters in Madrid, and the Dublin Conference Center. She spent 3 years at KPF working on office and Hotel towers in Canada, China, and Brazil.

In 2015, Natalia brought her international perspective and global insight to Gensler, where she works on projects throughout Manhattan.