After a correspondence course in interior design, Valentina Grossmann completed an apprenticeship as a carpenter and went on to learn furniture and wood restoration and conservation in Munich. Following her studies, the Bad Homburg native worked as an editor for a trade magazine for historic restoration and preservation, as well as for various architectural magazines and platforms. Valentina Grossmann has been part of the Detail editorial team since September 2021, supporting both print and online products.
A haven in nature
Small Garden Pavilion by Mcmullan Studio
In a commission for the charity organisation Horatio's Garden, the London architectural practice Mcmullan Studio has designed a wooden garden room as a sheltered place for people with spinal injuries to immerse themselves in natural surroundings at all times of the year.
Undulating timber roof
New Wimbledon Indoor Tennis Centre by Hopkins Architects
Hopkins Architects has complemented the tennis courts at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon with a state-of-the-art tennis centre with a double curved timber roof.
Future oriented urban planning
Barcelona: Unesco World Capital of Architecture 2026
After Rio de Janeiro in 2020 and Copenhagen, Barcelona has now been named Unesco World Capital of Architecture for 2026.