Established in 2005 by Filippo Taidelli, FTA is a multidisciplinary architectural and design firm based in Milan. Operating both in Italy and abroad, FTA develops integrated design projects in collaboration with a team of carefully selected network of specialists. FTA has realized renovation and ground-up projects of various scale, spanning residential and commercial to office, service and mixed use spaces, exhibition and industrial design.
FTA’s philosophy is characterized by energetically efficient consciousness and sensibility toward context and topology. The firm aims to implement a delicate balance between innovative technologies and the use of traditional materials – rendering the complexity of integrated design into its most essential creative expression.This unique approach has been internationally recognized through a host of awards and prizes. FTA is also actively engaged in research and education directed toward sustainable and interior design.

Among the most significant projects it is worth mentioning the Techint Engineering and Construction Headquarter in Mexico City; the Internazionale F.C. Training Facility, in Appiano Gentile (CO) – awarded Next Energy Award 2008; Zenale Building – awarded Bio Architecture Award 2012.
Currently FTA is the artistic director and lead architect for the Humanitas University Campus in Rozzano (Milan) and the Tenova Headquarter Campus in Castellanza (Varese).


Dec 2015 – Epoka University, Tirana
“Open Lecture” – “Filippo Taidelli: Urban Retrofit”

Dec 2014 – Polytechnic of Tirana, Tirana
“Sulle tracce dell’Italia in Albania” – the Courtyard House

Jan 2014 – LAC Brescia, Brescia
“Italian Architecture” – “Filippo Taidelli: Works and Projects”

Oct 2012 – MADE Expo, Milan
“Borghi e centri storici” – “Retrofit solution in the urban contest”

Sept 2012 – Sala del Parlamentino, Rome
“Bio-architecture Award” – Zenale Building Renovation

Dec 2011 – Villa Biffi, Triuggio (MB)
“Sustainable Architecture awards” – Eco House in Curno

Nov 2011 – Ordine Architetti P.P.C., Varese
“Under 40 competition” – Zenale Building Renovation

Oct 2009 – Bioedilizia Italia, Turin
“Eco-Efficiency” – Ala Led Lamp

Jan 2010 – MADE Expo, Milan
“Borghi e centri storici” – “Instructions for a new sustainable approach”

May 2008 – Bioecolab, Modena
“Sustainable design workshops” – Internazionale F.C. Training Center


Dec 2014 – Polytechnic of Tirana – Tirana (Albania)
“Sulle tracce dell’Italia in Albania” – the Courtyard House

Oct 2013 – Villa Cagnola – Gazzada Schianno (VA)
“Architettura Naturale in Lombardia” – Zenale Building Renovation

Oct 2012 – Triennale di Milano – Milan
“Medaglia d’Oro all’Architettura Italiana, 4th edition” – Zenale Building Renovation – finalist project

Dec 2011 – Spazio FMG Milano – Milan
“Milano, work in Progress # 4” curated by Luca Molinari  – Zenale Building Renovation

Oct 2011 – Expo Center – Rimini
“International Exhibition of Outdoor Products SUN 2011”  – Nomad Off Grid Module

May 2011 – Triennale di Milano – Design Museum, Milan
“Le fabbriche dei sogni – Dream Factories”  – Ala Led Lamp for FontanaArte

Apr 2011 – Rho Fiera – Milan
“Salone del mobile 2010”  – Satellite Multitasking Table for Diemmeti

Nov 2009 – Loggia dei Mercanti – Milan
“Innovation Circus” by Material ConneXion  – Ala Led Lamp for FontanaArte

Oct 2009 – Bologna Fiere – Bologna
“SAIE International Building Exhibition – Cuore Mostra”  – Eco House in Curno

Oct 2009 – Torino Esposizioni – Turin
“Bioedilizia Italia 2009 – Session SP2- Energetic Efficiency”  – ALA Led Lamp for  FontanaArte

Jun 2009 – Triennale di Milano – Design Museum – Milan
“Nuovi materiali & imprese” by Camera di Commercio  – Ala Led Lamp for FontanaArte

Apr 2009 – Rho Fiera – Milan
“Euroluce 2009”  – Ala Led Lamp for FontanaArte

Filippo Taidelli

Filippo Taidelli graduated from Milan’s Politecnico in 1999 with a dissertation in Sustainable Design, which he researched and developed at E.T.S.A.M in Madrid under the tutorship of Ábalos & Herreros.
He furthered the experimentation and practice in environmentally conscious design at Mario Cucinella Architects in Bologna from 2000 to 2005.
In the last years, Filippo Taidelli has taught in several universities: he led the Master in Sustainable Architecture at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) in Turin from 2011 to 2013, as well as he has been teaching from 2007 to 2011 as professor at the Faculty of Interior Design at Milan’s Politecnico. Since 2005, Filippo Taidelli continues to collaborate with the Politecnico as Visiting Professor at Scuola Politecnica di Design – Master of Interior and Office Design.


Filippo Taidellidirector
Julia Koropoulosmuse
Giulia Zaffaronioffice manager
Elisa Castelliadministration manager
Alessandra Naitanasenior architect
Tommaso Contisenior architect
Karen Anyaboluarchitect
Walter Di Giorgioarchitect
Matteo Zanelottijunior architect

Technical Consultants:
3D Renderings:Roberto Caputo
graphic designer:Francesca Depalma
web designer:Ilaria Roglieri
IT manager:Luca Lorusso
energy consultant:Emanuele Naboni, E3lab
lighting designer:Rossi Bianchi Lighting Design
landscape:Emanuele Rebaschio, Area 68
structural engineer:Giulio Terzini, Terzini ingegneria
mechanical – electrical:Guido Davoglio, Tekser s.r.l
quantity surveyor:Giampiero Aresi, GAD studio
photographer:Andrea Martiradonna, Andrea Rossetti, Nicolo’ Parsenziani