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PIERO PORTALUPPI (Milano 1888/1967)

via Mozart, Milano
photographer: Giuseppe Albera

The hidden courtyards of via Borgonuovo

Courtyards always used to be attractive to me.

To sneak in the lit up by the sun inner ground, to smell the mysterious aroma mixture of: 623 more words


1930 - 2030. La Grande Milano.

In una piccola mostra, allestita nella bellissima villa Necchi – Campiglio a Milano costruita negli anni ’30 dall’architetto Piero Portaluppi, ho potuto osservare alcuni schizzi, disegni e fotografie di architetti, designer, grafici, illustratori e fotografi milanesi (Piero Portaluppi 1888-1967, Lodovico B. 72 more words

Henry Zilio

There was life under the city

C’era un gran via vai a partire dagli anni ’20 nella Milano sotterranea e non si parla di metropolitana o mezzi di trasporto bensì di una “spa” dell’epoca. 680 more words


Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan by Piero Portaluppi

For me, Villa Necchi Campiglio is the jewel is Milan’s crown. I first saw the grand building in the Italian film I Am Love (Io sono l’amore), which stars the beguiling Tilda Swinton and follows an upper class Milanese family through changing times and fortunes. 186 more words


Secret Milan

I have been always convinced that the essence of a city could not be hidden behind cold walls of museums. If one is eager to know how a place tastes like, they need to spend more time walking in the market streets and hanging out on the main squares, like locals. 480 more words


Villa Necchi Campiglio and Io sono l’amore: When my favourite house takes central stage in a beautiful film.

In Milan there is a house I fell in love with: the Villa Necchi Campiglio, which belongs to the FAI. Truth is, it’s the kind of house I dream of living in, perhaps in a slightly more contemporary version. 511 more words

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