Milan Facts

150m+ Buildings 3 Completed2 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Unicredit Tower (218 m)
Global Ranking #145 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #11 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Italy by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Palazzo Lombardia (2011)
Average Building Age 4 years
Most Common Function Office, 80%
Most Common Material Concrete, 80%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Unicredit Tower 2012 218 m
2   Allianz Tower 2015 209 m
3   Generali Tower 2018 177 m
4   Il Curvo - Libeskind Tower 2018 176 m
5   Palazzo Lombardia 2011 161 m
6   Solaria 2013 143 m
7   Diamantone 2012 140 m
8   Pirelli Building 1958 127 m
9   Torre Breda 1954 117 m
10   Bosco Verticale Torre E 2014 116 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Gioia 22 2020 130 m
2   UnipolSai Tower 2019 120 m
  Proposed
1   Unicredit Tower 2012 218 m
2   Allianz Tower 2015 209 m
3   Generali Tower 2018 177 m
4   Il Curvo - Libeskind Tower 2018 176 m
5   Palazzo Lombardia 2011 161 m
6   Solaria 2013 143 m
7   Diamantone 2012 140 m
8   Gioia 22 2020 130 m
9   Pirelli Building 1958 127 m
10   UnipolSai Tower 2019 120 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Supports High-Rise Construction 2017 Conference in Russia
4-7 Sep 2017 – Event Report

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Milan

“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The third installment of the CTBUH / Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) joint skyscraper lecture series brought together a diverse group of tall building experts.
CTBUH Supports High-Rise Construction 2017 Conference in Russia
4-7 Sep 2017, Samara – Event Report
22 speakers discussed the state of high-rise design and construction in the High-Rise Construction Conference, a partner event between the CTBUH and Samara State Technical University.
Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has produced its latest Tall Buildings in Numbers research study, entitled "Tall Timber: A Global Audit."
CTBUH Italy Co-Hosts the 7th Tall Buildings Conference in Milan
7 Jun 2017, Milan – Event Report
On June 7, CTBUH Italy co-hosted the seventh edition of the one-day International Tall Buildings Conference held in Milan, which focused on various challenges of tall buildings.
Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH has released a study that looks at the recent proliferation of twisting towers creating a new generation of iconic buildings throughout the world.
CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
Vertical Greenery Now Free to Download
17 Jun 2016, Venice – CTBUH Research Report
The Vertical Greenery research report on the high-rise vegetation of Bosco Verticale is now available to download for free.
Milan Tall Building Conference
19 Apr 2016, Milan – Event Report
The Tall Buildings Iuav International Conference held its sixth annual seminar at the CityLife Conference Hall in Milan.
Milan Celebrates the 2015 Best Tall Building: Bosco Verticale
21 Dec 2015, Milan – Event Report
An event was held in Milan to celebrate Bosco Verticale receiving the “2015 Best Tall Building Europe” and the “2015 Best Tall Building Worldwide.”
Council Report Examines the Pros and Cons of Vertical Greenery
30 Jun 2015, Milan – CTBUH In the Media
The American Society of Civil Engineers reviews the CTBUH report on vertical greenery sponsored by Arup. Executive Director Antony Wood is interviewed on the report.
CTBUH Research Manager Tours the Allianz Project
15 May 2015, Milan – Tour Report
CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco visited the recently completed Allianz Tower in Milan, a potential candidate for new CTBUH research on the damping technologies.
CTBUH Research Team Consults Prominent Demolition Experts
17 Jul 2013, Milan – Event Report
Dario Trabucco, involved in the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project funded by ArcelorMittal, visited Despe Spa.
Italian Team Wins Research Seed Funding
11 Jun 2013, London – CTBUH Research
A research team from Iuav University of Venice, Italy, was named the winner of the CTBUH’s second research seed funding grant during the 2013 London Conference Dinner.

Global News

Qatar May Purchase Italy's Entire Porta Nuova
16 Apr 2013 – Qatar is considering buying some or all of Milan's…

Videos

CTBUH Video Interview – Stefano Boeri
18 Jan 2017 – Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti

Towards a Forest City
18 Oct 2016 – Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti

CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 3: Cities to Megacities: The Future Q & A
18 Oct 2016 – Carol Willis, The Skyscraper Museum; Chao (Ivan) Wan, Tencent Holdings Ltd, Jonathan Ward, NBBJ; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti; Winy Maas, MVRDV

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CTBUH Video Interview – Stefano Boeri
18 Jan 2017 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti
Stefano Boeri of Stefano Boeri Architetti is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Stefano discusses the development of Bosco Verticale and…
Towards a Forest City
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti
Shijiazhuang, the capital of the Hebei province in northeastern China, is a metropolis of three million people. It forms part of the immense developing megalopolis the…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 3: Cities to Megacities: The Future Q & A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Carol Willis, The Skyscraper Museum; Chao (Ivan) Wan, Tencent Holdings Ltd, Jonathan Ward, NBBJ; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti; Winy Maas, MVRDV
October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China.Carol Willis, The Skyscraper Musuem; Chao (Ivan) Wan, Tencent Holdings Limited; Jonathan Ward, NBBJ; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri…
CTBUH Video Interview – Mun Summ Wong
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Munn Sum Wong, WOHA
Mun Summ Wong of WOHA Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Mun Summ discusses the garden city concept with integrated green…
Interview: Bosco Verticale
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Alida Forte Catella, COIMA; & Stefano Boeri, Boeri Studio
Alida Forte Catella, Founder and CEO, COIMA, & Stefano Boeri, Founder and Senior Architect, Boeri Studio, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding Bosco Verticale,…
A Forest in the Sky: Bosco Verticale, Milan
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Alida Forte Catella, COIMA; Stefano Boeri, Boeri Studio
Alida Forte Catella, Founder and CEO, COIMA, and Stefano Boeri, Founder and Senior Architect, Boeri Studio, speak at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a…
Best Tall Building Featured Finalist: Complesso Garibaldi - Tower B
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Gianni Bardazzi, Maire Tecnimont; Massimo Roj, Progetto CMR
Complesso Garibaldi Tower B, originally constructed in the 1980s, represents a fresh interpretation of an aging building. It is commended for its adaptive reuse of an…
Best Tall Building Europe: Palazzo Lombardia: Urban Integration
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Davide Pacca, Regione Lombardia; Henry Cobb, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Palazzo Lombardia, turns a government office complex into a new public space for Milan. The project, anchored by a 160-meter-tall tower, offers a variety of open spaces…
Interview: Complesso Garibaldi Tower B
18 Oct 2012 – 2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Gianni Bardazzi, Maire Tecnimont; Massimo Roj, Progetto CMR
The Complesso Garibaldi stands out as a tall building reuse project, and was a Featured Finalist at the 2012 Awards Symposium. In their interview from the Symposium,…
Interview: Palazzo Lombardia
18 Oct 2012 – 2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Henry Cobb, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
In his interview from the 2012 Awards Symposium, Henry Cobb discusses the future of tall buildings and how they will impact our cities and our lives increasingly. On the…

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Research Papers

Supporting a Slender Tower
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I

Towards a Forest City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Increased High-Rise Resilience to Stabilize Cities of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Milan

Supporting a Slender Tower
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Franco Mola, Elena Mola & Laura Pellegrini, ECSD S.r.l.
The Allianz Tower, Milan, part of the CityLife complex, is notable for its slenderness and the eye-catching presence of four diagonal struts that stabilize it at the base…
Towards a Forest City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architects
Shijiazhuang, the capital of the Hebei province in northeastern China, is a metropolis of three million people. It forms part of the immense developing megalopolis the…
Increased High-Rise Resilience to Stabilize Cities of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Rudi Scheuermann, Arup
Dense urban city environments consist of an agglomeration of tall buildings. The resilience of cities as a whole depends, among other components, on the resilience of…
Humanizing the Giants
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Swinal Samant, National University of Singapore
The rise in sustainable skyscrapers and large-scale mixed-use buildings has seen the proliferation of atria and sky-courts worldwide due to their ability to…
From New York to Busan: Reflecting Culture in Urban Design
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Daniel Libeskind & Carla Swickerath, Studio Libeskind
Overpopulation, climate change, aging infrastructure: the threats facing tomorrow’s cities are, in many ways, design problems. The challenges of today’s world have to be…
Recent Developments in Tall Buildings in Italy
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Franco Mola, Laura Maria Pellegrini, Giuseppe Galassi & Elena Mola, ECSDSconocchia
Major designs by internationally renowned architects, are currently under construction in Italy in the cities of Milan and Turin. In the decade 2005-2015, a dramatic…
A New Urban Forest Rises in Milan
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Elena Giacomello, Università Iuav di Venezia
The Bosco Verticale “vertical forest” in Milan, Italy, takes the definition of “green skyscraper” to a new level, deploying more than 13,000 plants across 90+ species,…
Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; CTBUH Research
The latest CTBUH technical guide, Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings, provides a thorough investigation of the methods used around the world for implementation of…
CTBUH Research Seed Funding Project 2013 – Green Living Façade for Tall Buildings: The Bosco Verticale
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Elena Giacomello, Iuav University of Venice
The possibility of creating green surfaces over the structures is an opportunity which is seen with increasing interest by planners and investors, due to the appreciation…
Confronting the Question of Demolition or Renovation
Nov 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue IV; Dario Trabucco & Fava Pablo, Università IUAV di Venezia
Crumbling façades, asbestos, and outdated elevators are often cited as reasons to tear down tall buildings and create new skyscrapers. However, renovating a tall building…
The History of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Nathaniel Hollister, CTBUH
Due to the compact and historic nature of its cities, some unpopular designs, and an unfortunate association with public housing, Europe had historically been slow to…
The Special Nature of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Viewpoints: The London Conference
European architecture is at a crossroads. Its commercial and environmental realities are driving buildings ever-higher, but not all are convinced. In this article –…
The Incident at The Pirelli Skyscraper: A Case Study
Oct 2003 – CTBUH / CIB Kuala Lumpur 2003 Conference; C. Fiameni & G. Gallina, Constrution Technology Institute; R. Caputo & A. Limido, Working Places Prevention and Protection Department
The paper presents a case study of the incident at the Pirelli skyscraper, one of the symbols of Milan.

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