GIARDINI D'INVERNO MILAN
Caputo Partnership International
The project area is located in the north of Milan, near the Garibaldi-Repubblica and affects the entire block defined by Via Pirelli, Cornalia, Adda and Bordoni. The main body reconstitutes the building curtain on Via Pirelli, characterized by tall buildings, while the two lower bodies interact with the building volumes of context place in South characterized by low buildings of the nineteenth-century master.
Volumetrically it consists of a base which also includes the two lower buildings to the south, from which continues further eight levels overlooking Via Pirelli.
It has 110 greenhouses designed as gardens at high altitude, adapted to accommodate decorative and flowering plants, small home gardens, shrubs, climbing and fruit trees. The greenhouses are equipped with a technological temperature control system and are perimetrated by a casing Made with adjustable glass slats.
The ceilings of the greenhouses simulate the iridescent shades of the sky, from dusk to night, through a lighting project that intends to enhance the combination between home and natural environment.