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NewsNews • 15 Sep 2021

Apt Testaccio in Rome reinterprets an architecture of the past through a play of light, colour, and material

Located in the Testaccio district of Rome, the renovation of this apartment by MGK Architects follows the nature of the original building, recovering flavours of the past and reinterpreting them in a contemporary way that includes sharp contrasts generated through a play of light, colour and material. Edi Solari The intervention began with the restoration of the apartment’s original vaults, along with the restoration of the frames of the fixtures and the recovery of the original painting in the dining room. The original load-bearing masonry is treated in a neutral, silent way that welcomes natural light and colour coming from neighbouring environments.  Edi Solari Interior spaces are differentiated through a range of... More