The Petit Palace Santa Barbara is located in an old palace in Alonso Martinez plaza, making it its own right in a surprising and captivating space in the heart of Madrid. Given the characteristics of the building and its large courtyard, Teresa Sapey Studio projected a magical place to accompany...
Teresa Sapey (Cuneo, Italy, 13 June 1962) is an Italian architect and interior designer. She studied Architecture Politecnic University of Turin in 1985, and completed her academic education in París with a BFA degree from the Parsons School of Design and a Master in La Villette. In 1990 she moves to Madrid, where she founded her own architecture studio. Sapey is a teacher of Plastic Investigation at Universidad Camilo José Cela in Madrid and has visited professors at several foreign universities (McGill University in Montreal, Carleton University in Ottawa, University of Waterloo in Toronto, and the Domus Academy in Milán). She is part of the Hotel Puerta América Project, designing the parking. In this project 18 architects worked together such as Jean Nouvel, Arata Isozaki, Norman Foster and Zaha Hadid.