Architecture for the Politecnico di Milano

University is city

  • Series Politecnico di Milano
  • Edited by Federico Bucci, Emilio Faroldi
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 24 x 21 cm
  • Pages 152
  • Illustrations 180
  • Language English
  • Year 2023
  • ISBN 9788836656387
  • Price € 28,00  € 26,60
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This volume aims at exploring the strategic role played by university campuses in urban development.
The new spaces of the Politecnico di Milano meet the needs of a modern, international university, committed to developing critical thinking, shaping students’ identities and sharing values and knowledge, taking into consideration also the necessities of Milan, a city that looks to Europe and the world, the nerve centre of the Italian economy.
The book illustrates the project for and construction of the new campus of the Politecnico di Milano, retraces the building of the historical campus in the Città Studi district and presents the university’s new proposals for the future of Milan.


The Politecnico’s Bovisa Campus: A Project for Milan
Donatella Sciuto

UniverCity. A Campus Called City
Emilio Faroldi

Marco Introini

1. New buildings for classrooms, study space and model-making labs 16A, 16B and 16C
Tree-filled parterre and student lobby (Building 14)

2. Renovation, redevelopment and functional restoration of the Trifoglio (Building 13)

3. Restoration of the facades of the Cesare Chiodi building (Edificio 12) and the teaching wing of the Nave (Edificio 14)

4. Interior renovation and new entrance for the Cesare Chiodi building (Building 12)

5. New Library of the Leonardo Campus (Building 11)

6. Agorà degli studenti (Building 11)

7. New office of the Dean of the Scuola AUIC – Architettura Urbanistica Ingegneria delle Costruzioni (School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Engineering) (Building 11)

8. Giardino di Leonardo

9. Etica e Arte: The Sculptures of the Ethics Code

10. Made in Polimi Exhibition Space

11. Redevelopment and Expansion of the Centro Sportivo Giuriati

Milan and the Politecnico’s ‘City of Learning’
Federico Bucci