Milano / Ever est
In the ever-expanding Greater Milan the Lambrate site offers great scope for transforming and upgrading city corners that have grown fragmented, uneven in consistency and in need of a new idea: a new sense of town centre.
The Ex A.L. Colombo and the Ex Pitteri 89 sites serve as bridge districts made all the more useful by their proximity to the most important Milan interchanges, such as Linate airport, Lambrate railway station and the eastern orbital. At present it stands an abandoned wasteland, an erstwhile industrial plot with various lingering constructions in states of disuse.
The upgrade plan by 5+1AA is to create a service and artisan/manufacturing area complete with urban park that will link the various operations and connect with the adjacent Rubattino and other large parks in the Milanese periphery.
The project entails...