Maria Teresa Albano, is an Architect and Interior Designer.
She graduated in Interior Design and Architecture at "La Sapienza" in Rome. She worked as a tutor and obtained the Master of Interior Design at the "IED - European Institute of Design" in Rome. She wins several scholarships that allow her to study and work abroad: for one year she attends the School of Architecture in Porto (FAUP) designed by the contemporary architect Alvaro Siza and works in England at the DF__DC Architects studio in London.
She has participated in several design competitions obtaining important awards and has collaborated on projects of Architecture, Interior Design, Exhibit, Museography and Art.
Participate in personal exhibitions investigating the concept of memory and natural elements. Her research is contaminated by various artistic disciplines with a particular focus on the poetic and material aspect.
She currently lives and works in Formia (LT) and is following a private job in Brussels.
Light designs space and makes immobility visible over time.
The portraits of “pq” piccoloquadro architecture is a surreal search around a real architecture.
It is a map of stories captured around Europe with an old cell phone.
Hence the idea of collecting small 10x10 cm photos.
Some of these narratives reveal the period we are experiencing:
suspension, a sense of emptiness, solitude but at the same time a sense of protection within our homes.