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post updated 28 February 2022
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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Milan Buildings, Lombardy, Italy. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting. We cover completed Milan buildings and architecture competitions across Lombardy. The focus is on contemporary North Italian buildings.

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Lombardy Architecture Designs – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

11 Apr 2017
Milan Design Week News
“Nordic Life in Urban Spaces” at the Milan Furniture fair 2017
Vestre Norway bench design at Milan Furniture fair 2017
Salone del Mobile Milan 2017
The Norwegian way of using street furniture to create accessible and attractive public spaces made its way to the European scene.

8 Apr 2017
MAD Architects Present Historical Future: Milan Reborn for the Scali Milano Masterplan, During Milan Design Week
Historical Future: Milan Reborn, Scalo Farini and Valtellina
image courtesy of architects
Scali Milano Masterplan by MAD Architects
MAD Architects presents their research proposal Historical Future: Milan Reborn for the Scali Milano project, community-reactivation masterplan research headed by FS Sistemi Urbani (FS Urban Systems) and Comune di Milano (the Municipality of Milan) with the support of Regione Lombardia (Lombardy Region).

Sections of Autonomy. Six Korean Architects

Torre Hadid – CityLife Milano Residential Complex
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
CityLife Milano Office Tower
photograph : Simon Garcia |
CityLife Milan Residential Complex – added 3 Apr 2016

UniCredit Tower – 30 Sep 2013
Design: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
UniCredit Tower Building
photo : Giovanni Zanghi
Italy’s tallest building can be seen from up to six miles away. The tower is topped by a structural stainless steel spire. The tower, its sister buildings Porta Nuova Garibaldi Tower B and Porta Nuova Garibaldi Tower C and their podium make up the largest components of Porta Nuova Garibaldi, a mixed-use development north of the city centre.

UniCredit Tower Wins Award

Emporis Skyscraper Award 2012 shortlisted – 17 Sep 2013

UniCredit Tower in Milan
UniCredit Tower
photo © Giuseppe Labanca

MP1 Building in Porta Nuova – 15 Jul 2013
Design: arcHITects srl
MP1 building in Milan
image from architects
The future new building designed by arcHITects srl located in Milan near the new developing area “Porta Nuova – Varesine” is now under construction. The project is based on value of permeability between the parts and the relationship of the interior with the exterior.

Via Broletto 9/11
Design: Beretta Associati
Via Broletto 9/11 Milan
photo from architect
Via Broletto 9/11 Milan – 7 May 2013
The building is composed by two different buildings on Via Broletto divided in origin and then unified for functional reasons. The works consist in a radical reorganization and reassessment of the internal spaces in order to create the headquarter of an international lawyer office.

CityLife Skyscraper, Milan, Italy
Design: Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Architects
CityLife Skyscraper Milan
image from architect
CityLife Skyscraper – 26 Apr 2013
The project for the Endless Tower contributes to the redevelopment of the former trade fair area in Milan. The building is part of the program for the redevelopment of the historic trade fair area in Milan, the object of an international competition in 2003 by Fondazione Fiera and won by CityLife with architectural projects by Arata Isozaki, Daniel Libeskind, and Zaha Hadid.

La Serenissima Office, Turati
Park Associati
La Serenissima Building
photo : Andrea Martiradonna
La Serenissima Milan – 7 Jan 2013
When this building was built, it was considered to be modern and technologically advanced, even experimental. Today however, many of its undeniably attractive aspects have become outdated with regards to current standards of building construction. For this reason the new owner, aware of its quality and evocative presence, decided to bring in architects to redesign the complex.

Recent Milan Architectural News

Bocconi University Campus Buildings
SANAA architects
Sejima Nishizawa
photograph © Takashi Okamoto
SANAA architects – 3 Dec 2012
Playful proposals unveiled for the Bocconi University Campus. The design is typical for SANAA with organic forms and a central green space. Key elements of the design are a 17,500 sqm public park wwith surrounding dormitories, School of Management, buildings for Bocconi’s Master and Executive programmes and a recreation centre.

Building in Azzate, Varese, north west of Milan
Park Associati
Building in Azzate
photograph : Andrea Martiradonna, Leo Torri
Building in Azzate – 9 May 2012
The site for this scheme lies in an open landscape that is visible from a local countryside environmental route and has a strong relationship with a hilly wooded area behind it.

The Cube
Park Associati
The Cube Milan
photo : Andrea Martiradonna
The Cube Milan
Milano is the second stop on the European tour of THE CUBE, a nomadic, stateless and cosmopolitan piece of architecture, a pavilion designed to host a small, temporary restaurant. Originating from Electrolux’s concept of an itinerant restaurant.

Milan Office Buildings

Milan Buildings

Major Milanese building designs, alphabetical:

Alba Milan
Ian Ritchie Architects
Alba Milan
image from architect
Milan building

Milan hotel towers
Dominique Perrault
Milan Towers
image from Dominique Perrault
Milan hotel towers

Milan Office Building
Park Associati
Milan office building
image from architects
Milan Office Building

Milanofiori Housing, Milan, Italy
OBR Open Building Research
Milanofiori Housing Complex
render from architect
Milanofiori Housing

Milano Santa Giulia : Masterplan / Housing
Foster + Partners
Milano Santa Giulia Masterplan
picture : Foster + Partners
Santa Giulia Milano

New Trade Fair, Rho-Pero
Massimiliano e Doriana Fuksas Architects
Milan Trade Fair
photo © Archivio Fuksas
New Trade Fair Milan

University Luigi Bocconi
Grafton Architects
University Luigi Bocconi
photograph : Federico Brunetti
University Luigi Bocconi : Mies van der Rohe Awards 2009 Finalist
“The idea was to make two worlds, one hovering over the other, with the space of the city flowing between. We took the public space of the through the building bringing with it the stone floor of Milan.This opens the university to the life of the city. The building feels like a city in miniature.”

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Salone di Mobile Milan pavilion
Mecanoo architecten
Salone di Mobile Milan

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