CityLife is the fruit from an ambitious international contest which included architects of world renown such as Renzo Piano, Rafael Moneo, Jean Nouvel, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry entre otros. The winning project was conceived and designed by four architectural firms: Pier Paolo Maggiora, Zaha Hadid, Arata Isozaki, and Daniel Libeskind.
The project covers an overall area of 366,000 square meters. The transformation plan provides for a structured and balanced mix of public and private functions, including residences, offices, shopping, services, green areas and public spaces.
“Milan is the city that best represents the international face of Italy, comparable to London, Frankfurt and Paris. In this sense, for us, designing in Milan brings us into contact with the most modern face of Italy.” from the report by designers Daniel Libeskind, Zaha Hadid and Arata Isozaki.
it is the biggest pedestrian area in Milan, the total pedestrian access to the area and the 170,000 square meter public park are valuable not only to the people who live and work here, but for the whole city.
A new landmark for Milan, the three office towers are designed by Zaha Hadid, Arata Isozaki and Daniel Libeskind. A large shopping area served by the Tre Torri metro line 5 station is to be found at the foot of the towers in the heart of CityLife. The residences designed by Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind are located to the south of the business area.