Among the founders of the Studiodada Associates, a protagonist of Radical Design – opens in 1980 the Studio Marco Piva, a professional reality established for continuous changes of scale: from big urban and architectural projects to contract, from interior design to industrial design. Marco Piva was a member of the Board of ADI from 1987 to 1990 and in the same years he was an Italian Commissioner of CEE for the Sprint Project – innovation and technological transfer, and an organiser - and member of EDEA – European Design Expert Association; since 1999 with freelance work he combines an intense academic activity in prestigious Italian and international universities.
There are many realizations of residential and urban areas – from the innovative Next 21 to Osaka, to the complex of Port Dubai, to the area of the river port of Novosibirsk in Russia; the speeches on hotels and hospitality structures among the most celebrated for their technological and formal contents- the Laguna Palace in Mestre, the Port Palace in Montecarlo, the Hotel Mirage in Kazan, the Una Hotel of Bologna, the T Hotel of Cagliari, the Move Hotel in Mogliano Veneto, the multifunctional complex Le Terrazze in Treviso. For the Boscolo Group he realizes the Suites of Exedra of Rome, the B4 of Padova and the Tower Hotel of Bologna; in Dubai, on Palm Jumeirah, he has designed the Tiara and Oceana Hotels.
The skills, the know-how and the design quality are considered an added value for many international clients, so that the studio is today involved in the realization of the residential complex Rawdhat Residential Buildings in Abu Dhabi, in a master plan in Beijing and in prestigious private residences in India. In Italy he is carrying on a project of renovation and extension of the Hotel Gallia in Milano and he has started a collaboration with the maison Bulgari for the design of its windows in the shops all over the world. In the furniture complement context, the Marco Piva Atelier Design draws for A Project, Altreforme, Arflex, Arpa Industriale, Bross, Cabas, Colombo Design, Confalonieri, Corinto, De Majo, Deko, Ege, Estro, Frati, Gaggiolini, Gattoni Rubinetteria, Gervasoni, Kvadrat, i Guzzini Illuminazione, L’Abbate, La Murrina, Lamm, Lapis, Leucos, Lithea, Marioni, Meritalia, MisuraEmme, Moroso, Nito, Novello, Oikos, Omnitex, Pierantonio Bonacina, Poliform, Potocco, Rapsel, Reflex, Schonhuber Franchi, Serralunga, Sicis, Sirrah, So Far So Near, Stella Rubinetterie, Tisettanta, Unopiù, Up Group, Valpra, VDA, Zonca, Jacuzzi.