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
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.
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 […]
The project Soft Home by Marcante-Testa for the exhibition curated by Elle Decor Italia invites you to explore the new frontiers of living on an interactive digital journey through the historic Palazzo Bovara. In a succession of rooms with the classic look of a period apartment, a contemporary home comes to life thanks to an […]
The project by Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa for the refurbishing of an apartment of about 160 sqm in the center of Turin attempts to construct an identity in an interior that was completely lacking in character, in spite of the impressive 19th-century outer facade, since it had completely lost its distinctive features from the […]