We visit Carlo Aymonino and Aldo Rossi’s experimental housing project in the Gallaratese district of Milan, completed in Stretching out over feet, the front façade of Aldo Rossi’s Gallaratese housing block stands as a challenge to all the apartment buildings around it: do it, do it. Located in the city of Milan, the Gallaratese II housing complex has the capacity to house inhabitants. Aldo Rossi designed the complex at the ‘Gallaratese.
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The order of dreams on the other hand is the housing block. I visited this building when I was twenty, which is an impressionable age and it was the moment I first felt what was interesting in Classicism, and how it was possible to do a piece of modern architecture with Classical themes.
It was moving that such concrete simplicity could hold such allusions. At operational level, understanding house typology from history helps formulating conclusions and achieve critical thinking. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The landscape has matured, people have occupied the walkways with their plants in a way that feels settled, and there is an ugly suspended ceiling in the arcade.
In the context of gallaratsee renewed welfare state, speculations on the future of mobility and the pressing need for a new type of house, this project is aiming at rethinking the civilian dream in the context of the contemporary city. It felt as if all Italy was there, its grandeur and its poverty, its monuments and its ruins. There are influences in our work, more in ideas and mood than in appearance.
Gallaratese Housing Block, located in Milan, Italy, is one of his most notable projects, a full expression of his theories on architecture and the city.
Gallaratese II Housing, Aldo Rossi | Milan | Italy | MIMOA
Both architects belonged to the neo-rationalist school of thought, which held up historic architecture as an example to be followed. The building is about m long and is raised up on tall legs. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.