Giovanni Fruttaldo, AIA is a licensed architect in the state of California. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University’s Graduate school of Architecture Planning and Preservation. In addition, Giovanni received his bachelor of Engineering and a dual Master degree in Architecture and Structural Engineering from the University of Naples "Federico II" in Italy.
He has over a decade of professional practice in Italy, the UK and USA. In London, Giovanni worked on award-winning mixed use and cultural projects for Haworth Tompkins Architects, while in New York he focused on small scale custom projects. Upon relocating to California, Giovanni joined the firm of Gwynne Pugh FAIA in Santa Monica where he worked on a broad range of institutional and commercial projects. He was subsequently employed as project manager on large scale mixed use projects at Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA) in Los Angeles.