Torre | Fondazione Prada . Milan

OMA . Torre  Fondazione Prada . Milan (1)

OMA . photos: © Bas Princen Courtesy of Fondazione Prada. + artnet

Torre will open to the public on 20 April 2018.
The 60-meters high white concrete building will become a recognizable landmark for the Fondazione, revealing itself within Milan’s urban skyline while simultaneously framing an unprecedented view of the city through its large windows.
Torre develops on nine levels, six of which are exhibition spaces, for a total surface of approximately 2.000 m2. The remaining three levels host a restaurant and other visitors’ facilities. The structure is completed by a 160 m2 panoramic terrace hosting a rooftop bar. The exhibition spaces have been conceived to display works and large installations from the Prada Collection.
The external façades are characterized by an alternation of concrete and glass surfaces, which allows different exposure from all points of view.
The irregular geometry of Torre allows its exterior appearance to vary according to different observation points, and perfectly embodies the architectural vision for the entire Fondazione. Continue reading OMA