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Breath Building Geox tower

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Dante O. Benini & Partners Architects
 
location Milan
function office, renovation, shop, showroom
contributed by marco_zanini

The building is a renovation of a pre-existing building in Torino Street, one of the most important Milanese axes. Due to the impossibility to renovate the fašade "in style", the studio decided to build a very recognizable landmark without overbearing the context. Only the structural frame has been maintained. The new facade is composed by a metal frame that supports windows and opaque surfaces. The second transpiring skin is composed by perforated plates: it's heat exchanger, solar filter and optical corrector. The necessity to solve the problem of congestion and cement jungle has inspired autumnal colour of the skin. The corner of the building hosts contemporary artwork that will change periodically.

 

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milan, Italy 21-Jul-11
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Breath Building Geox tower
Address
via speronari 8
Italy
Project is public!
How to get there? Getting there from Duomo on foot, On the corner between Torino street and Speronari street.
Completion 2010
Floor area/size 7000 m2
ArchitectDante O. Benini & Partners Architects
Client geox spa
 
Project ID 5838
Latitude/Longitude 45°27'47N 09°11'16E
Contributed by marco_zanini
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