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Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano
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Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano

This building, called “Parallelo”, is an expression of the Vitruvian triangle, with an approach under the principles of eco-sustainability. Exploring innovative techniques and materials, the goal is in the preservation of natural resources and the well being of people.

"This building, called "Parallelo", is an expression of the Vitruvian triangle, with an approach under the principles of eco-sustainability. Exploring innovative techniques and materials, the goal is in the preservation of natural resources and the well being of people." Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano parallelo3

A triangular cross-section that, seen from above, shows a large number of triangles that add transparency to the external facing. It is located in Milan’s Via Santander, in a area that is being renovated and modernized. The offices were designed by Mario Cucinella.

"This building, called "Parallelo", is an expression of the Vitruvian triangle, with an approach under the principles of eco-sustainability. Exploring innovative techniques and materials, the goal is in the preservation of natural resources and the well being of people." Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano parallelo2

"This building, called "Parallelo", is an expression of the Vitruvian triangle, with an approach under the principles of eco-sustainability. Exploring innovative techniques and materials, the goal is in the preservation of natural resources and the well being of people." Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano parallelo1

It holds the IULM University for Modern Languages of Milano, on one side, and the administrative headquarters of Santander on the other. The environment-friendly Expo in 2015 was kept in mind when developing this building.

"This building, called "Parallelo", is an expression of the Vitruvian triangle, with an approach under the principles of eco-sustainability. Exploring innovative techniques and materials, the goal is in the preservation of natural resources and the well being of people." Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano Parallelo: An Eco-Friendly Vitruvian Triangle Building in Milano parallelo4

The strong volume and the sharp outline of the building mark the landscape, expressing its strenght, but in a smooth and friendly way.

Source: Design Diffusion

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