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Facts
Official Name Palazzo Lombardia
Former / Other Name Regione Lombardia Headquarters
Type building
Status Completed
Country Italy
City Milan
Street Address Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1 (Map)
Building Function government
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2004
Start of Construction 2006
Completion 2011
Regional Ranking #88 tallest in Europe
National Ranking #2 tallest in Italy
City Ranking #2 tallest in Milan
Figures
Height: Architectural 161.3 meter / 529 feet
Height: Occupied 145.9 meter / 479 feet
Height: To Tip 163.5 meter / 536 feet
Height: Observatory 145.9 meter / 479 feet
Floors Above Ground 40
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 36
Top Elevator Speed 8 m/s
Tower GFA 195,000 m² / 2,098,963 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 980
Companies Involved
Owner Regione Lombardia
Developer Infrastrutture Lombarde
Architect Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Structural Engineer Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer Ove Arup & Partners
Project Manager Infrastrutture Lombarde
Main Contractor Consorzio Torre
About Palazzo Lombardia
Recalling the mountains, valleys, and rivers of Lombardy, Palazzo Lombardia's distinctive form is composed of sinuous interweaving strands of linear office space, seven to nine stories in height. This assemblage of gently curved glass-walled workplaces, readily adaptable to changing functional requirements, allows the building to integrate with its urban context while creating unique landscaped public spaces that are open and inviting to all. Read more.
CTBUH Awards
2012 Best Tall Building Europe Winner
CTBUH 11th Annual Awards, (See the CTBUH Awards Book)

Videos
Best Tall Building Europe: Palazzo Lombardia
2012 Awards Ceremony

Other CTBUH Links
50 European Icons
CTBUH Poster, 2013
Palazzo Lombardia, Milan
CTBUH Featured Tall Building, 2012

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