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Porta Nuova Garibaldi

2013 , Milan, Italy
Executive Architect: Adamson Associates Architects
Client: Hines Italia S.r.l.
Categories: Master Planning Mixed-Use Urban Redevelopment
About project
About project

A large-scale, mixed-use development in Milan that reknits the cityscape

Comprised of several buildings, including residential, office, and retail components, Porta Nuova, Garibaldi is sited on a 17.3-acre plot adjacent to the Garibaldi train station. Prior to the redevelopment, decaying industrial facilities marred the urban fabric, and long-abandoned railyards severed the site.

The carefully developed master plan effectively reknits the cityscape, creating a vibrant urban core that will be, to a large extent, a car-free zone, with a strong focus on humane pedestrian activity at the base of the buildings.

Most importantly, a new public space — the Piazza Circolare — was created, bridging roads and metro lines. The key infrastructures are underground, guaranteeing the efficiency of the transit system and respecting the pedestrian-oriented character of the area.

Location: Milan, Italy
Executive Architect: Adamson Associates Architects
Design Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli (Office Towers A, B, C)
Client: Hines Italia S.r.l.
Size: 1,400,000 sf / 130,000 sm
Program:
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Office High-Rise
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Retail
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Water Features
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Access to Transit
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LEED® Gold Certified
Completion: 2013