Living in one of the CityLife Residences means choosing a strategic position in Milan.
The Residences are located in the heart of the city, in the centre of the historic Fiera Campionaria area, immersed in a park of 160,000 square metres, one of Europe’s largest pedestrianized zones.
Served by the new MM5 metro line, they also benefit from a futuristic urban planning system and secure underground parking as well as an extensive system of shops and other services.
They represent an unmissable opportunity for anyone looking for a home that is also an investment that will grow in value over time.
All of the solutions have been designed according to the most rigorous environmental and ecological criteria, from two-room apartments to large family homes.
These are homes of great prestige and surprising beauty, extremely luminous and easily adaptable to a wide range living requirements.
Whether a two-room apartment or a penthouse, they are the right choice for those wishing to make an advantageous real estate investment, those planning to buy a luxury apartment and those looking for a prestigious penthouse to buy in the Fiera area of Milan.
The Hadid Residences are situated in the southeast part while the Libeskind Residences are located in the southwest sector.
The Hadid Residences
The Hadid Residences are built in the middle of the historic Fiera di Milano area. To the north and west they overlook the new CityLife public park, with Viale Cassiodoro on the east and the western side running from Via Senofonte to Piazzale Giulio Cesare.
The structure. Comprising seven curved buildings of varying heights, from 5 to 13 floors, the distinctive architectural elements include the sinuous movement of the curved balconies and the profile of the roofs, which provide a soft and elegant shape for all of the top-floor penthouses, complete with extensive covered terraces.
Living in the Hadid Residences is to enjoy a daily encounter with great beauty, fluidity and lightness. Each of these unique and original homes is different from the others in terms of size, exposure and layout: from two-rooms to large family apartments and twin-level penthouses. An impeccable choice for anyone seeking a luxury home in the centre of the city. The interiors open onto extensive terraces that can be enjoyed as authentic outdoor living spaces and the fascinating views underline the unique position of the buildings. All of the apartments feature structural and plant solutions that can be easily adapted to individual needs.
Access and services. Also the communal areas are characterised by the prestige and elegance that give to the Hadid Residences an air of distinguished living. All entrances are under 24-hour control and access to all stairwells is provided by main and service lifts. Each apartment is also allocated two parking spaces. The underground parking areas, with entry from Via Senofonte, lead directly to the individual buildings with easy, convenient and secure access.
The architect. The complex was designed by Zaha Hadid, one of the world’s most inventive architects. In 2004, she was the first woman to win the prestigious Pritzker Prize - which is considered the Nobel Prize for architecture.
The Libeskind Residences
The Libeskind Residences are in the centre of Milan, in the heart of the historic Fiera di Milano area, on the west side of the new CityLife complex. To the east and north they look onto the public park and are bordered on the south by Via Spinola and on the west by Viale Berengario.
The structure. Eight different buildings of between 4 and 13 floors laid out on a classic courtyard model, segmented and recomposed to create an open plan that places each building in a harmonic relationship with the others and the surroundings. Each building is unique and unrepeatable.
The apartments are all different in terms of size, exposure and layout. The choice is between two-room or larger family apartments, and high-ceilinged penthouses with terraces. The system of balconies provides each apartment with external living spaces of varying depth and size. Interior spaces open on to the exterior through extensive terraces that are an authentic extension of the living space of each home. All of the apartments feature large windows with views of the park and across the surrounding area. The quality of the building materials, the architectural features and the scale all serve to guarantee extraordinary comfort. All of the different solutions, from two-room apartments to penthouses, have been designed to be easily adapted to all needs: An excellent choice for those who want to enjoy the pleasures of an extraordinary living space as well as anyone looking for a real estate investment with a guaranteed return.
Access and services. Access to the Libeskind Residences is provided by spacious entrances with large windows overlooking the park. Particular care and refined design solutions underline the high profile of the buildings. All entrances are under 24-hour control and access to all stairwells is provided by main and service lifts. Each apartment is also allocated three parking spaces. The underground parking areas, with entry from Via Spinola, lead directly to the individual buildings with easy, convenient and secure access.
The architect. The complex was designed by Daniel Libeskind, a leading exponent of deconstructivism in American architecture and an innovator in both architecture and urban design. His many high profile projects include the World Trade Center Site in New York, the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Danish Jewish Museum in Copenhagen, the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester and the Denver Art Museum.
In an historic and fascinating area, residential by vocation and located in a strategic position in its urban context, CityLife brings to the city a new model of residential living as well as for work and leisure. At the heart of CityLife is the Park, an enormous "green lung", Milan’s biggest pedestrian area and one of the largest in Europe. An area to be enjoyed on foot or by bicycle, with traffic circulating only underground. In fact the underground area also includes extensive parking facilities, with space for up to 7,000 cars, to meet the needs of both the entire CityLife complex as well as the surrounding area.
The CityLife area is also excellently served by the public transport system: trams, buses, the Ferrovie Nord train line, the underground line M1 and the new M5 metro line, with a dedicated station at the centre of the Piazza Tre Torri. The area is also at the centre of an efficient urban traffic system, with easy links to the main motorways and Linate and Malpensa airports. Along with the residential opportunities - with prestigious apartments of high architectural quality - CityLife also provides a network of integrated services for consumers and business: offices, shops, bars and restaurants are non-invasively part of the structure offering all that is required to live comfortably.
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