PROVERB

Milan L'รจ on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

11 February 2016

EXPO OFFICES

Throw back time in my archives EXPO 2015 MILAN offices form inside the media centre.

08 February 2016

THE LAW COURT

THE OLD JUSTICE COURT or new prisons' palace(1578-1605) by miltary engineer Pietro Antonio Barca,now local city police headquarter.During centuries it was twice enlarged and this is the original  aspect from 1879.Bombed in 1943 restored by architect PIERO PORTALUPPI.The courtyard is not much changed in the centuries with two tiers of arches.Many trials against the CARBONARI rebels was held here.It was the official city EXECUTIONER household.

05 February 2016

VENERABLE FACTORY OF THE DUOMO OF MILANO

THE VENERABLE FACTORY OF THE DUOMO OF MILAN PALACE (1841-1853).It was estabilished to supervise everything about the cathedral from the restoration to the financial service.

03 February 2016

28 January 2016

24 January 2016

BUONARROTI-CARPACCIO-GIOTTO HOUSE

CASA CARPACCIO-BUONARROTI-GIOTTO,constructed between 1926-1930 designed by PIERO PORTALUPPI.It develops a U-SAHPE with two symmetrical blocks with great facade on CORSO VENEZIA.

20 January 2016

GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II

Upside view from GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II (1865-1877) one of the world's oldest commercial mall.Named to the first king of the Kingdom of Italy,by archistar GIUSEPPE MENGONI,died by accident falling down from the gallery.

17 January 2016

15 January 2016

THE BICOCCA

The part of the city called BICOCCA since since the 90's PIRELLI PLANT industrial area,Now converted in the new UNIMIB university campus and residential area.

13 January 2016

NEEDLE,THREAD AND KNOT

NEEDLE,THREAD AND KNOT(2000) by CLAES OLDENBURG and COOSJE VAN BRUGGEN located on PIAZZALE CADORNA.Is a public art work in two parts,according to the authors is a metaphore for a train going through a subway tunnel from one part a Needle and on the other a knot.The colors red,green and yellow represents the lines of the milan underground transportation.

10 January 2016

THE ROOFTOPS

Two of the many city landmarks together.THE GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II (1820-1878) first king of the kingdom of italy,from the MILAN CATHEDRAL (1386) vistors' terrace.

06 January 2016

03 January 2016

THE ELECTRICITY

The first thermal power station in Europe.Used to light the GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II from 1883 operated by EDISON society.The method was imported by GIUSEPPE COLOMBO (milan,18,dec,1836-milan,16,jan,1921)seen the THOMAS EDISON (milan-Ohio,16,jan 1847-west orange,18,oct,1931)method in Paris in 1881.A plaque was placed to remeber.