For this apartment, set within a building from the late 1960 on Corso Sempione, the Turin-based duo has applied its immediately recognizable style to reinterpret a typical bourgeois Milanese home in a highly original way.
MARCANTE–TESTA /UdA Architects
Andrea Marcante set up UdA architecture firm in 1992, where he was joined by Adelaide Testa in 2004. The interior architecture projects designed by Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa aim to gain synergic control over the various aspects of interior design, ranging from architecture to furnishing accessories, without allowing either to take precedence over the other.
Keeping to this unifying thread over a period in time, lots of these projects have been awarded commendations and prizes, encouraging the firm to continue along the path of architecture that embraces both reason and emotion in a spirit of renewed human awareness.
In 2014 Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa set up COSE DA BOCIA, a firm focusing on experimentation into furniture design for children (and not only children), and in 2015 they establish “MARCANTE – TESTA /UdA Architects”, an interior architecture practice specialized in research-oriented projects.
“House of Tiles” is a new living space to represent the Confetti tiles collection and to experiment with new ways of using it. From floors to ceilings, passing through the kitchen, the bathroom cabinet up to the doors
The Le Temps Retrouvé project calls for the renovation of an apartment of about 150 m2 in the center of Milan, with windows facing an internal garden. The visual relationship with nature was the guiding motivation behind the choice of this place on the part of the client
The latest project by Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa is in the most decorated city in the world, where an extraordinary architectural past struggles to absorb contemporary developments: a project for the renovation of a 19th-century building facing a small canal in Sestiere San Marco.
The project for a small holiday apartment in Juan les Pins designed by UdA Architects, developed by Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa tackles the issue of holiday homes. The small size of the apartments (40 m²), inside a building overlooking the sea that dates back to the 1960s/70s, provided the input for a study into […]
The Fonction Et Fantasie project involves the renovation of a 100 sqm apartment on the third floor of a building of the Sixties in the residential district of “Crocetta” in Torino. The intervention, functionally speaking, completely revised the original plan of the house, minimizing distribution space in order to meet the needs of a household […]