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OSPEDALE MAGGIORE POLICLINICO The project works and on the city centre, introducing a different conception of hospital, from the actual one,...

Policlinico Di Milano | Stefano Boeri Architetti

Il Sito nel centro storico di Milano, il Policlinico è tra gli ospedali principali della città: una cittadella sanitaria racchiusa in un recinto dove i diversi servizi sono ospitati da edifici separati e collegati da percorsi per lo più esterni. Pur conservando parte dell'originaria struttura a padiglioni, il progetto del Nuovo Policlinico introduce nella zona centrale dell'area un grande “contenitore”, il Central Building, che integra i reparti medico/chirurgici e materno/infantili.

Increasingly, people are ditching the idea of a career of corporate ladder-climbing and opting to go it alone. And entrepreneurs are picky: ...

Living for the city - Issue 66 - Magazine

Our relationship with cities is symbiotic – and as we evolve, they do too. Today companies can take a proactive approach to their home towns and transform them into places to serve their communities, help the environment or just add to the local character.

Watch from 2:32s Best Urban Farm Projects. Monocle’s favourite cities combine small-scale neighbourhoods with green spaces, but not all cities were built wit...

Best Urban Farm Projects - Film

Monocle’s favourite cities combine small-scale neighbourhoods with green spaces, but not all cities were built with the right foundations for future growth…

BREAKING THE RULES — Global The codes of good urban planning are common sense. But sometimes those rules are there to be broken and,...

Breaking the rules - Issue 45 - Magazine

The codes of good urban planning are common sense. But sometimes those rules are there to be broken and, as in these five examples, the results can work surprisingly well.

Shared living often means shared cost and lower quality. But in Tokyo, The Share, an innovative scheme offering modest personal spaces linke...

Friends in high places - Issue 53 - Magazine

Shared living often means shared cost and lower quality. But in Tokyo, The Share, an innovative scheme offering modest personal spaces linked to sprawling, well-designed communal areas, is attracting a new breed of housemate who is happy to share a little piece of a good thing.

Monocle believes that the measure of a city is more about everyday wonders - pavements, well-designed schools, punctual transport - rather t...

City slickers - Film

Monocle believes that the measure of a city is more about everyday wonders - pavements, well-designed schools, punctual transport - rather than one-off grand…