daniel libeskind: arduino tower
daniel libeskind: arduino tower daniel libeskind: arduino tower
jan 13, 2010

daniel libeskind: arduino tower

arduino tower by daniel libeskind

plans were recently unveiled for daniel libeskind‘s arduino residential tower in milan, italy. the project is part of the ‘citylife’ plan to transform the site of the former milan fairgrounds into a residential neighbourhood which will also include a children’s museum, a convention centre and a museum of contemporary art also designed by libeskind.

the tower will overlook piazzale arduino, will cover an area of 14,200 square meters and will house 80 apartments spread over 26 floors.

  • Urg,… I have to throw up…..this is just gross.

    scetchy says:
  • grotesque!

    archi-sarcastic says:
  • ??????? what is this??????

    frank gehry blows says:
  • not much to milano

    sf says:
  • i’d say i threw up in my mouth, but it’s actually all over my desk.

    barney magilikoti says:
  • no no… it’s a joke… I hope it’s a fake…

    kaius says:
  • Horrible. Too ugly. Vertigo! I say no.

    alexandre bigaiski says:

    t says:
  • terrible!!!

    Globalcoolo by Patrizia Iacino says:
  • Just the latest in a long line of crab from those clowns in Studio Daniel Libeskind. (At least the name of the firm acknowledges that they are NOT architects.)

    Mark Rayburn, Ohio says:
  • It looks the sort of project that was designed by a 2nd year student in a provincial college in Taiwan. Even the cheesy rendering is a lame joke.

    Kai Nygay says:
  • Don’t understand what everyone is on about…it’s brilliant! A garden on the 20th floor? Where do sign up?

    What's the fuss? says:
  • don’t want to come home drunk to this…

    sam says:
  • terrible! I do not want them in Milan

    giuseppe says:
  • Looks like Russian housing project from 1960. I thought we passed over ‘Tower In Park’ ideology. Was bad idea for slum anyhow.

    Karla says:
  • I thought iI stopped dropping acid!

    patric says:
  • Basically it is a dumb developer-style balcony tower with a corny twist added to make up for the total lack of serious design. Libeskind is only fooling himself (and his equally foolish staff) if he thinks this garbage is architecture. He has become the world’s most visible “hack” architect.

    George says:
  • No architect could have done this. (It must be Nina Libeskind’s work, or maybe one of the office cleaning staff drew it as a joke.)

    Rob says:
  • Very beautiful !

    lolo says:
  • Based on his history, I’d guess that Libeskind spent 3 minutes thinking about this project, quickly sketched some convoluted shapes on a napkin and left some junior to figure it out. Then he sent the whole crazy thing off to a one-hour rendering firm in Korea and it’s done. – The man is a genius!!

    Antonio says:
  • Unless Libeskind’s interns are planning a career in comedy, I wouldn’t plan on putting this ridiculous looking thing in their portfolios ……

    Kevin Ryall says:
  • Libeskind may be in the public eye due to his manipulation of the media, but he is the world’s most visible commercial-grade hack. This ridiculous building is low-grade, low-class crap-itecture. It has no place on a web-site about DESIGN.

    Elroy says:
  • This is the sort of building you see in an Atari computer game, where some kid designing the program thinks he knows something about architecture. Embarrassing really.

    Cy says:
  • It’s still just another tower block whatever the shape, and the inhabitants won’t know their neighbours. Another filing cabinet for humans.

    Finlay says:
  • Libeskind has gone from bad to worse to appalling. This is what happens when an office and all of the projects are run by a bunch of CAD flunkies with no real world experience. The blind are leading the blind.

    Benson says:
  • q asco por dios…

    jic says:
  • it makes me sick… no city deserves such thing… y feel sorry for milan… hope it never gets built

    mmder says:
  • i was a big fan of his work until this…i think i just threw up in my mouth…/klon

    klon says:
  • I quite like it, is it just me then ?

    menno says:
  • Superb! Beats a regular ‘square’ tower block any day.

    beardy says:
  • Excellent design. I like that museums are incorporated into the site. Ideally you’d have some space for the delivery of correspondance education; a mini technical college. I looks like the building in NYC that is twisty. It is a superior deisgn to the Singapore condos in that those are merely curving while this is jagged. This improves spacio reasoning just by looking at it.

    The Keystone Garter says:

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