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BUILDING
 
 
Torre Branca - Torre del Parco [ex Torre Littoria]
Branca Tower - Tower of Park [former Littoria Tower]
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DESIGNER
 
 
Gio Ponti

Cesare Chiodi

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DESCRIPTION
 
history
 
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MATERIALS
 
steel

 

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Italy [Italia]
Region
Lombardy [Lombardia]
Province
Milan [Milano]
Town
Milan [Milano]
Neighborhoods
Zona 1
Address
Viale Guglielmo Shakespeare - Parco Sempione (Viale Milton)
 
 
Telephone
+39.02.3314.120
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Panoramic structures, belvederes
Vertical architectures
Towers, bell towers
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
Restaurants
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Realisation
1933
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Io sono l'amore [I Am Love]
Directed by
Luca Guadagnino
Nationality
Italy
Year of production
2009
Cast
Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Alba Rohrwacher, Pippo Delbono, Maria Paiato , Diane Fleri, Waris Ahluwalia, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marisa Berenson
Building's role
Incidental
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Reyner Banham, "Quando il grattacielo arrivò a Milano/How the skyscraper came to Milan", Domus Grattacieli/Skyscrapers, supplemento a/supplement of Domus 865, dicembre/december 2003, pp. 10-11 (4-11)
Donatella Paterlini, "Ponti e Milano. Dalle prime opere alle facciate in ceramica", Domus 708, settembre/september 1989, "Itinerario n. 49" n. 7
Luigi Pinciroli, Il progetto della Torre Littoria di Milano. Calcoli e considerazioni sull'impiego del materiale tubolare metallico, Francesco Vallandi, 1934
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 108,6
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Cesare Chiodi - Ettore Ferrari
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STAFF
 
Project
Arch. Gio Ponti, Ing. Cesare Chiodi
Structural consultant
Ing. Cesare Chiodi
Ing. Ettore Ferrari (Dalmine)
Furniture
Gio Ponti, Tommaso Buzzi
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