Dolce & Gabbana Headquarters / Studio Piuarch

The new D&G headquarters in Milan contains the showrooms for the collections, offices, a restaurant and a series of image spaces, ina total area of 5.000 square meters. Two buildings dating back to the 1920s and the 1960s, facing three streets, are combined in a complex with five floors above ground and two basement levels. The project is based on an architectural principle of great rigor, with the use of natural materials like white Namibia stone, and unfinished steel sheet.

Architects: Studio Piuarch, Fresa, Fuenmayor, Garbellini, Tricario
Location: Milán,
Constructed Area: 5000 sqm
Client: Dolce&Gabbana

Collaborators: Miguel Pallares, Luca Lazzerotti, Fortuna Parente, Magali Roig Liverato
Entrance furniture: Ron Arad Associates
General furniture: IT frames, MDF Italia, Vitra, Moroso, Arco Arredamenti
Lightning: Flos, Modular
Interior Stairs: Grazi Cristalli s.r.l.
Structure: FV progetti s.n.c – Ing. Filippo Valaperta
Foundations: Gtec s.a.s. – Andrea Zanotti
Exterior Façades: Sicef S.p.a.
Technical Services: IT impianti Tecnologici s.r.l.
Elecatrical Services: ELteknica s.r.l.
Contractor: Sice Previt S.p.a.
Construction year: 2006
Photographs: Ruy Teixeira

Cite: "Dolce & Gabbana Headquarters / Studio Piuarch" 16 Jun 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=2458>