Philipp Valente (Dortmund, Germany, 1991) is an architect graduated with honours from the Technical University of Munich in 2019. In the same year he founded the architecture office Less Plus in Dortmund.
He collaborated with prestigious architecture studios such as Nikken Sekkei (Tokyo, Japan), RCR Arquitectes (Olot, Spain) and Peter Haimerl. Architecture (Munich, Germany).
He also studied at the University of Lisbon and did a research at the Tokyo University under Prof. Kengo Kuma in Kuma Lab.
He is awarded for the Hans Döllgast Prize, the JSPS scholarship and the scholarship of the Baumeister Akademie. He also won a funding for the establishment of a project office in Dortmund and is an Architect in Residence Fellow of the Junge Akademie in Berlin 2020.