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HEADQUARTER TESSITURE DI NOSATE E SAN GIORGIO, Santo Stefano Ticino

Tessiture di Nosate e San Giorgio’s new headquarter, Santo Stefano Ticino (Mi).
2007 – 2010

 

Woof and Warp

 

For the extension of a leader textile factory in Milan outskirts we focused on the character of the main, south facing, elevation.

 

A delicate play of orthogonal geometries: woof (the bearing vertical structure) and warp (the horizontal glass and brickwork cladding) generate effects of transparencies and lightness that also shade the direct sun rays.

 

Openness and closeness alternate creating opposite night and day atmospheres that help the building in gaining depth and consistency.

 

Technically led austerity and glamorous appearance are joined in the building’s interiors, while the optimal operators comfort is granted by a cutting edge technical equipment coupled to an efficient exploitation of natural cross ventilation and humidity control.

 


CREDITS

Client Tessiture di Nosate e San Giorgio
Surfaces lot  43.000 sq.m; office section 2.000 sq.m.
Frigerio Design Group Final and Executive Project / Artistic Direction
Team E. Frigerio e M. Torrigiani with D. Bona (head of project), F. Biassoni, D. Piperno, F. De Costanzo
Structures Studio di Ingegneria Croci Candiani
Plant Studio di Ingegneria Croci Candiani
Construction supervision Studio di Ingegneria Croci Candiani
Project manager and Financial planning dott. A. Fossati
Photo Enrico Cano