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Facts

Official Name Solaria
Name of Complex Solaria
Other Names Torre Varesine 1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Italy
City Milan
Street Address & Map Viale della Liberazione
Postal Code 20124
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2007
Construction Start 2009
Completion 2013
Official Website Solaria

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Hines
Architect
Design Arquitectonica
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Ariatta Ingegneria di Sistemi s.r.l.; Deerns
Project Manager Jacobs
Main Contractor CMB Carpi S.r.l.
Other Consultant
• Interiors COIMA Image
• Landscape LAND
• LEED Deerns
• Quantity Surveyor J&A
• Urban Planner Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
• Vertical Transportation Deerns
Material Supplier
• Cladding CNS
• Elevator Schindler

About Solaria

Solaria gives its residents an exclusive view, from the spires of the Duomo to the Alps. The building’s external architecture is composed of three separate wings that meet in a central core, from which natural light radiates out into every floor. Large, transparent, light-filled volumes and windows up to seven meters tall are emphasized by furnishings created expressly for this building. The elegance of the main lobby is a contemporary reinterpretation of the prestige of classical residential architecture.

Solaria is strategically located in the new district of Milan. It has been carefully designed to meet residents’ demands for privacy while, at the same time, providing them with the convenient links to the urban fabric that they need. There are three metro lines within walking distance. Moreover, Solaria overlooks the Giardini di Porta Nuova park to the north, and to the south, a courtyard garden of 4,000 square meters, linked to Piazza della Repubblica by a pedestrian path.

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