Joseph Valerio, a founding partner of VDTA, is an award-winning architect recognized for his creativity in project design.  A tireless innovator with an enormous capacity for creation, he oversees the design development of all firm commissions. Joseph’s portfolio, accumulated over a 40 year career, includes a wide variety of projects and numerous design awards. Corporate office, high-tech industrial, institutional, retail, healthcare, restaurant, residential and theater facilities are all represented.


Master of Architecture

University of California, Los Angeles


Bachelor of Architecture

University of Michigan


Fellow, The American Institute of Architects


Licensed Architect in Illinois, California and 20 other states

Certified by NCARB