Inauguration of Opening Velasca

A new concept of urban space at the foot of the Tower

Milan, July 10,2015 EVENT PRESS RELEASE

A new concept of urban space at the foot of the Tower The re-launch of Velasca Tower was presented to the citizens of Milan and the authorities on 9 July 2015 with the inauguration of Opening Velasca, a new concept of urban space open to the city of Milan were architecture, design, modernity and tradition meet: a public space at the foot of the historic Velasca Tower designed by Piero Lissoni and furnished by major brands in Italian design. To mark the presentation of the project Opening Velasca hosted the exhibition “Torre Velasca. Storia, architettura e design”, organised by Studio Belgiojoso and interpreted by Studio Lissoni, to understand and get to know one of the most symbolic places in the city. The event was an opportunity to celebrate the start of the project together with an evening of music and entertainment during which guests were able to take a look at one of the penthouses at the top of Velasca Tower which dominates the Milan skyline, to get breathtaking views of the city.

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