MA Conservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings & Landscape
PhD in History and Conservation of Historic Buildings and Landscape
Valentina is an architect and conservation consultant with Carrig. Having taken her Masters Degree in Architecture at the University of Naples, she worked as an architect in Naples and then in her hometown of Avellino (Campania, Italy).
After some years in practice she took a Masters in Conservation focussing on Industrial Archaeology; she wrote her thesis on one of the oldest historic railways in Italy, the Avellino-Rocchetta S.A. in Avellino province. In 2010 she won a fellowship for a PhD in History and Conservation which was concluded in 2013 with a thesis on the Reconstruction and Conservation of Historic towns in Irpinia (Campania, Italy). After taking her PhD, Valentina moved to Ireland and worked for ICOMOS Ireland before joining Carrig in 2014.
She has worked on a wide range of projects, preparing condition and recommendation drawings; recording and assessing, on projects such as St. James’s Distillery (Dublin), 10 Mill Street (Dublin), and St. Mary’s Church (Kilkenny). She has also worked on the relocation of monuments in preparation for the Luas works including the removal of the statue of Father Matthew, and plays an active role in several ongoing projects to Protected Structures in Ireland, the UK and Italy.