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Project for the future headquarters of the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation in Milan’s Porta Volta area
Milan, 10 stivali UGG March 2010
A new urban redevelopment Går Man Ner I Vikt Gå Ner I Vikt Snabbt Piller project for Milan’s Porta Volta area was presented this morning at Palazzo Marino. An initiative of the City of Milan and Scarpe UGG Prezzi the Feltrinelli Group, the project will be Gå Ner I Vikt Snabbt Piller led by the Swiss architectural team, Herzog de Meuron, and include the future headquarters of the new Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation.
Inspired by the Lombardy Går Man Ner I Vikt Peuterey Bambino style architectural tradition, the Herzog de Meuron project for the new structure will be made up of two separate “twin” buildings that will enhance the area’s urban elements and antique Porta and expand the public green areas created by the ancient city wall.
“The historic Feltrinelli Foundation will open its new headquarters in Milan and, together Gå Ner I Vikt På En Vecka with a new administrative center for the City of Milan, will enhance this historic area of the city of Milan, where history and modernity are entwined”, said the city’s mayor, Letizia Moratti.
The Foundation is one of Europe’s foremost centers for scholarly research on modern economic, political and social history from the eighteenth century to the present, with holdings of some 200,000 volumes, 17,500 periodicals and 1,000,000 archival materials.
“The Feltrinelli project, designed by Herzog de Meuron, will be a credit to Milan”, explained Mayor Moratti. “This new center will reinvigorate the Porta Volta area with meeting places, green areas, and bike and pedestrian paths. It’s a fine example of cooperation between the public and private sectors for a high quality urban intervention, which will combine the cultural excellence of the Feltrinelli Foundation with the City of Milan’s own direction with regard to the territory. It will once again give the city a true citadel of culture in the area, one whose doors will be open to the world”.
The project will involve the area between Viale Pasubio and Viale Crispi, which the Feltrinelli family has owned since the end of the nineteenth century, and that between Viale Montello and Porta Volta, which is owned by the City of Milan. It will involve the creation of large green spaces with a boulevard and paths for bike and pedestrians as well as a bookstore, a café, a restaurant and other commercial activities.