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Humanitas / FTA Filippo Taidelli Architetto

  • 00:00 - 17 July, 2013
Humanitas / FTA Filippo Taidelli Architetto
Humanitas / FTA Filippo Taidelli Architetto, Courtesy of FTA
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Via Alessandro Manzoni, 56, 20089 Rozzano MI, Italy
  • Category

  • Consultant

    Rossi Bianchi Lightning Design, Terzini Ingegneria, Tecva Srl., Tecno Impianti 2000, Area 68, Metalsigma
  • Client

  • Area

    600.0 sqm
  • Project Year

Courtesy of FTA
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Text description provided by the architects. The project foresees the renovation of an existing building in disuse within the hospital complex of the Humanitas Institute in Rozzano (just outside of Milan) that will serve as the new headquarters and landmark symbol of the Humanitas group.

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The volume presented itself as a parallelepiped structure balanced on the border of the existing building's roof without a direct connection to the main building.

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The project's objective is to take advantage of the building's favorable position and transform it into a "light box", an ethereal body from which during the day, it is possible to have a complete view of the whole complex and its surroundings and which at night becomes visible from the street thanks to its artificial illumination.

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The connection with the main building is ensured by the creation of a roof garden organized as green blocks that guide the visitors through the space, while also animating the view from the hospital rooms located in the main building above.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

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Cite: "Humanitas / FTA Filippo Taidelli Architetto" 17 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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