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

28 December 2012

THE GRIGNA

Some clear days day the whole ALPS CHAIN is clearly visible from Milan even to most far and higher peaks of Switzerland,Veneto,THE APPENNINI,Piemonte,Val D'Aosta,with a wonderful panorama.Other days as this the most closer are always visible.This is the GRIGNA GROUPS always considered the mountain of Milan.Made by dolomite rock normally it's only 1 hour  by car from the city.From the peak there's a wonderful panorama on the city and on the Po Valley,going hiking reaching the peak,during summer days,it's easy,and there's no difficulties,you can admire even the Como lake.

21 December 2012

IT'S WINTER

It's winter time,cold and snow fall on MILANO TRAM as shortest day of the year in the northern emisphere and first day of winter.

19 December 2012

17 December 2012

A NEW SQUARE

The city administration decided to name this new square to the great italian architect called GAE AULENTI (4th dec.1927-1st nov 2102).Gaetana Aulenti is remembered for her works and career worldwide as:Beaux Arts Gare d'Orsay,centre Georges Pompidou,both in Paris.Palazzo Grassi in Venice,Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.Italian Cultural Centre in Tokyo,Santa Maria Novella railway station in Florence,and son on.Honored in France with the Legion of Honour and in Italy with the order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

14 December 2012

SNOW CESAR PELLI TOWER

An easy image from yesterday night during the LAST SNOW STORM in the city from CESAR PELLI TOWER taken from the ground.

12 December 2012

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.2

Season's Greetings!!!this is best CHRISTMAS LIGHTS in the city in my opinion,a great classic,it's outside CARTIER shop.

10 December 2012

CESAR PELLI TOWER

An istant point and shoot classic warm winter afternoon capture from CESAR PELLI TOWER,opened to visitors just on December the 8th.This time is not fully illuminated with the italian flag(tricolore)but only with bright white lights on the upper part.Just entered 2 days ago to be part on the new MILANO SKYLINE.

07 December 2012

BASILICA of SANT'AMBROGIO

Aurelius Ambrosius known as Saint Ambrose(330-397) was one of the four original doctors of the Church.He was the archbishop of Milan and he's the patron saint of the city.It's celebrated in Milan every year during the 7th of december,in the city is holiday,and it's common to associate the waiting for Christmas in town.People starting  their shopping for the 25th of december(christmas day).THE SCALA opening the season with the first opera.In some part of Milan you can go to visit some interesting street markets,people starting eating the typical Christmas'cake THE PANETTONE,invented in Milan more than 500 years ago.This is the church dedicated to the German native Saint,started in 379 and consacrated in 386,inside you can see many arts treasures such as the paints by CAMILLO PROCACCINI on for all where Ambrose stopping on the door the emperor TEODOSIO I wants entering in the church.You can see the body and cript of Saint Ambrose,Gervasius,Protasius and so on.

06 December 2012

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.1

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS in  the part of the city know as CHINATOWN,try to guess why?people from China began to be present in the city since the 20's of the past century,most of them are from Zhejian region.

03 December 2012

CLOCK

Going round the city you can see this type of clock on the way,many of them as this,green outside white inside.Clocks works with electric current,since the 1920 thousands of this clocks was placed everywhere,many are with advertisement placed in a banner downside,illumintaed with many light colors inside,not only white.

30 November 2012

27 November 2012

21 November 2012

QUARTO OGGIARO

Green or violet low lights capture for a local train station,located in the north part of the city,named QUARTO OGGIARO as the part of the town where you can find it.

10 November 2012

THE STADIUM

Milan the GIUSEPPE MEAZZA football stadium also known as SAN SIRO from the part of the city where is located,homebase of the 2 city football teams F.C. INTER and A.C. MILAN.

04 November 2012

02 November 2012

SUNSET

Low Lights and warm skylight colors for sunset over UNIMIB pubblic university.

30 October 2012

TORRE VELASCA

TORRE VELASCA it's a 26 floors skyscraper locates in the center of town.It was built in the 50's,has a peculiar and characteristic mushroom like shape or it can be intepreted as modern middle age tower,it stands out the city skyline.The english newspaper DAILY TELEGRAPH nominated the tower at the number 1 rank as the most disgusting architecture around the world,and i'm agree with it,i'll never see a building so hugly like this.

23 October 2012

PALAZZO DEGLI OMENONI

Ask me which is my favourite palace from outside?no doubt:"PALZZO DEGLI OMENONI".Just a little infos about,built in 1565 by artist Leone Leoni to get his house and studio.As you can see the front side is adorned with 8 big men,sculptures was realized by Antonio Abondio.Do you want to know their names?simply you've only to read back their heads and are:"Svevus,Quadus,Adiabenus,Parthus,Sarmata,Marcomanus".For years it was the GIULIO RICORDI house,one of the biggest talent scout ever in music,it discovered GIUSEPPE VERDI,AMILCARE PONCHIELLI and GIACOMO PUCCINI.

20 October 2012

EQUITY

One of the four human virtues in ancient time:temperance,prudence,courage,justice here's represented in a roman bas relief era.

17 October 2012

OLD & NEW

New aborts in the city,the CESAR PELLI TOWER part of the new Milan skyline,with sun reflections,with an old typical building on the right.

14 October 2012

SOME BUILDINGS

Some buildings are really disgusting as this,may be some prisons are better,i cant believe an architect was payed to design a building like this without style,harmony and common sense of civil rules.

10 October 2012

THAT DOOR

That door!!!front side from SANTA MARIA INCORONATA church.It was started in 1450 and completed in 1460,it's a clear example of Late Gothic style.

06 October 2012

EXPO 2015

Milan is the 2015 CITY EXPO and this an handmade taken from the official crest,you can see inside the X an original design taken from LEONARDO DA VINCI.

02 October 2012

29 September 2012

MILAN UNIVERSITY



A dusk and anonymous style for the Milan university of Bicocca (UNIMIB) with really sad external colors.

20 September 2012

IT'S MFW TIME!!!

One from my archives from MILAN FASHION WEEK began yesterday,an empty catwalk before the show,as you can see the stage is fully covered to be more glittering during the show.Some photographers are just placed to study better the light,focal distance and the composition to get the best results.In the backstage you can't see models,makers-up,hairdressers,stylist,show producers and their staff are in a hurry and working hard to begin the show on time scheduled on the calendar runaway week.See you....

11 September 2012

05 September 2012

GREY AND MORE

Do you know my love for vintage palaces,buildings,houses,mansions,halls.This is one of it taken from my favourite shot corner with little details and bright lights.

02 September 2012

LONE MAN

Only at home when i see this capture on my computer i see the lone man walking in the night.Naturally i choose to titled the photo LONE MAN .

30 August 2012

CLEAR SHAPES

Clear and cut shapes and lines i don't like at all for this tower,well exposed to the sun.

26 August 2012

PORTA GARIBALDI STATION

Just a view from PORTA GARIBALDI STATION.Not the right day to take this kind of pics,sometimes with a clear sky you can see a great and famous 4000's of the ALPS,while here you can see only the MONTE ROSA shadows,just low to the right.

22 August 2012

PIAZZA BORROMEO

PIAZZA BORROMEO at night,always be sure one of the best time to see the beautiful city of MILAN is the night,dusk,low lights and so on...

18 August 2012

TOURIST TIME

While all citizens are on holiday only few of them and some tourists are around,even heavy traffic cross are empty during august,normally taken as holiday's month by the people.