“The goal of architecture is life, if you don’t create life, forget it”. These words admirably sum up architect Antonio Citterio’s philosophy. The Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel architectural firm designed the “Nove by Citterio” six floor building, covering a surface of over 27000 sqm, with offices to accomodate over 1300 people. The building was designed according to the most advanced environmental sustainaibility criteria and reduced energy impact and obtained the prestigious Platinum LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) issued by the namesake American institution.
“Nove by Citterio” is located along the Luise-Ulrich-Strasse, near the Arnulf Park in Munich, an area which is undergoing a quick development, with convenient nearby train stations and facilities. The bronzed aluminium window frames give the facade a particularly dynamic and three-dimensional aspect. From the terraces and the sixth floor it is possible to enjoy an amazing view including the Alps. Inside, the building shows a perfect balance between public spaces and working areas.
To furnish the lounge area several Guscio sofas and armchairs covered in soft tobacco leather were selected, as well as some Feel Good armchairs and Tris occasional tables, in the elegant finish combining a brown stained ashwood base and golden Calacatta marble tops, all of which were designed by Antonio Citterio.
Credits: Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel
Photo: Rainer Taepper