Category Archives: Milan

‘Not manly enough’

Monday, 7 July 2008: ‘Not manly enough’: Berlusconi’s verdict on Libeskind work Perhaps, when the architect Daniel Libeskind produced his grand plans for an art museum and office tower designed to inspire civic pride in the heart of Milan, he … Continue reading

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Interventions in the Broletto 2

As the academic year reaches its climax Continuity in Architecture Year 5 students prepare their own exhibition for the second floor of the Chatham Building. While we await the hanging of their work here is a short video of some … Continue reading

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Rumble in the (urban) jungle

Milan is the latest location for the on-off face-off between Daniel Libeskind and Rem Koolhaas, in the form of two rival museum projects for the city. Previous to this bout Koolhaas (the most provocative historian of New York) declined to … Continue reading

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Muzio v Ponti

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Giovanni Muzio’s Ca Brutta (1923) faces Gio Ponti’s Palazzo Montecatini (1936) across the junction of Via Fillipo Turati and Via Moscova in Milan. The buildings were completed within fifteen years of each other and display different … Continue reading

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Furnishing the urban interior

This short film documents a study of the mediation between urban and interior space, historic fabric and the contemporary city. This research through design was produced by Year 5 students in Continuity in Architecture, and was intended to remember, to … Continue reading

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Two views of Milan

The abstract and the figurative – two views of Milan: Continuity in Architecture Year 5 students continue to explore projects in Milan. Here are two films, by Tom Keeler and Nick Walkley which take very different routes to exploring a … Continue reading

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Yesteryear in Milan

The small Archaeological Museum on Corso Magenta in Milan hosts a new model of the ancient city of Mediolanum which helps explain the spider’s web of the present urban form. A general view of the model, with north to the … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Milan

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Yesterday in Milan. Torre Velasca by BBPR (Gianluigi Banfi, Lodovico Belgiojoso, Enrico Peressutti, Ernesto Rogers), 1954.

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Ten Years After

September 2007 marks ten years since the death of Aldo Rossi. The continuous process of urban history was a theme which was developed in Rossi‚Äôs The Architecture of the City. Published in Italian in 1966 and translated into English in … Continue reading

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Milano TV

Continuity in Architecture caught in the Milanese media net: LINK

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MOdAM Research

Continuity in Architecture Year 5 studio projects for a Museum and School of Fashion in Milan, an element of the Citta della Moda masterplan. This film shows excerpts from the students’ research work with the design projects to follow shortly.

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Autunno a Milano

Click here for pictures of the CiA Year 5 study trip to Milan.

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