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"I believe most of the time, the site reveals the design of the building. One has to be ready to listen."

Giovanni Medina Marenco

LEED AP

Associate Senior Designer

As an accomplished designer, Giovanni provides clients with over 20 years of experience in professional planning and architectural design for hospitality projects. Proving himself as a talented leader, he expertly guides design projects through his rare blend of business acumen, creativity and project development abilities. However, Giovanni believes his strongest expertise is listening - be it the client, the land, or the program. He is able to synthesize all the information to develop a project that takes advantage of all opportunities in order to design a unique destination that celebrates the true essence of the place.

Throughout his career, Giovanni has created elegant and enduring architectural designs for leading hospitality brands, such as St. Regis, JW Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Ritz Carlton, across China, South America, Saudi Arabia, the United States and the Caribbean.  His notable projects include the Dorado Beach Resort & Spa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort & Spa, and a private wellness destination in the Middle East.

Thriving in fast-pace environments, Giovanni lends his unique perspective to project teams while contributing a strong sense of vision and attention to detail. Innovation also plays an intrinsic part in his approach, as he focuses on delivering “next-generation” projects. His creative pursuit is to push the envelope in order to develop environments which create indelible experiences.

Giovanni Medina Marenco

LEED AP

Associate Senior Designer

As an accomplished designer, Giovanni provides clients with over 20 years of experience in professional planning and architectural design for hospitality projects. Proving himself as a talented leader, he expertly guides design projects through his rare blend of business acumen, creativity and project development abilities. However, Giovanni believes his strongest expertise is listening - be it the client, the land, or the program. He is able to synthesize all the information to develop a project that takes advantage of all opportunities in order to design a unique destination that celebrates the true essence of the place.

Throughout his career, Giovanni has created elegant and enduring architectural designs for leading hospitality brands, such as St. Regis, JW Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Ritz Carlton, across China, South America, Saudi Arabia, the United States and the Caribbean.  His notable projects include the Dorado Beach Resort & Spa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort & Spa, and a private wellness destination in the Middle East.

Thriving in fast-pace environments, Giovanni lends his unique perspective to project teams while contributing a strong sense of vision and attention to detail. Innovation also plays an intrinsic part in his approach, as he focuses on delivering “next-generation” projects. His creative pursuit is to push the envelope in order to develop environments which create indelible experiences.

"I believe most of the time, the site reveals the design of the building. One has to be ready to listen."