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3M Italia Headquarters

MCA - Mario Cucinella Architects

The new headquarters of the company 3M is located in the Malaspina Business Park in east Milan. The building is a component of a master plan drawn up in 2005 by the firm Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) as part of the wider Malaspina Urban Project. Covering some 700,000 sq m, the whole area comprises residential, services and office buildings set amidst 80,000 sq m of landscaped greenery.
Underpinning the brief for the new headquarters - a 10,600 sq m terraced structure stepping down from the 5th to the 3rd floors - was the requirement to reduce energy consumption, consequently mitigating green house gas emissions without jeopardising thermohygrometric, illumination, acoustic and visual occupant comfort. The balance between active and passive systems, a building envelope that is an integral part of the plant and services system, the use of renewables and...

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