Milano | Since 2001

Via Gherardini 6, 20145 Milano, Italy
Phone +39 233 60 90 37
Fax +39 234 9 50 38




Franco Tagliabue Volontè and Ida Origgi founded ifdesign in 2001 after graduating with Pierluigi Nicolin from the Faculty of Architecture of Polithecnic of Milan (where F.T.V. now is Professor of Architecture) and after working in Cino Zucchi’s office (1996-2001).

Ifdesign is interested in residential, offices, interiors, urban planning and public space.
In 2006 won with the project “Black Square White Square” the Honourable
Mention at the EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR URBAN PUBLIC SPACE in Barcelona for best public space in Europe.
In 2008 the same project with “The Wall” is selected for the “V Biennal Europea de Paisatge de Barcelona”.
In December 2009 ifdesign is invited at III Biennal of Architecture & Urbanism of Shenzhen “mobilization of the city” about new urban spaces for contemporary Metropolis.

In 2009 is awarded (finalist project) the “Gold medal for Italian Architecture” for residential building in Casorezzo.
ifdesign is invited for the next Venice Biennale of Architecture.