CASA DELLA MEMORIA

March 5, 2010

The project is born from the idea of the City of Milan to give a space to the Milanese associations that, in spite of their difference in origin and specific objectives,  share a common target of endorsing and building up the collective memory of Milan.

The inspirational principles behind the National Association of Italian Partigiani (A.N.P.I.), National Association of Ex Deportees (ANED), the National Institute for the History of the Movement of Liberation (INSMLI) or the Italian Association for Victims of Terrorism (AIVITER) is in fact to fight against collective amnesia, maintaining and augmenting the recollection of the political and violent events that have lacerated Milan’s – and Italy’s – history during the last 60 years.

Project Information
Location: Milano, Italy
Commission: Feasibility study
Year: 2009
Promoted by: Comune di Milano Assessorato alla casa
Client: Hines Italia
Surface: 1.460 m2

Architectural Design
BOERISTUDIO (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra)

Team:  Gianni Bertoldi (Project leader), Francisca Insulza, Alessandro Agosti, Stefano Baseggi, Pietro Pezzani, Davor Popovic, Lavinia Modesti, Davide Rapp.

 

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