it has been announced that daniel libeskind’s much-anticipated tower planned for milan will complete next year in 2019. formerly known as ‘il curvo’, or ‘the curved one,’ the structure will finalize the business district of the citylife masterplan, housing 3,000 professionals, 500 staff, and four service lines for customers. the tower will join zaha hadid’s generali tower and the allianz tower designed by arata isozaki and andrea maffei.

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professional services network pricewaterhouse coopers (PwC) will become the single tenant of the libeskind-designed project, which will become known as ‘PwC tower’. according to the team behind the development, the high-rise will offer ‘the lowest environmental impact allowed by current technology, offering a modern, exciting and innovative space that expresses an organizational culture which promotes sharing and collaboration.’

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the new tower (center) will join the generali tower (left) and the allianz tower (right)

 

 

PwC and its staff evaluated around ten proposals before making its final decision on the project’s design. the scheme has been developed to integrate the most advanced concepts and technology for safety and seeks to demonstrate a long-term commitment to the company’s corporate welfare strategies. PwC tower will reach a total height of 175 meters (574 feet) with 31 floors, 28 executive offices, and more than 33,500 sqm of total surface area.

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the tower will reach a total height of 175 meters

 

 

‘after the two towers by zaha hadid and arata isozaki and the opening of the citylife shopping district, the realization of libeskind tower represents a further step towards the conclusion of citylife project which adds to what has been already given back to the city,’ says armando borghi, CEO of citylife. following the successful conclusion of the three underground floors, the tower will begin construction within the next few months with final completion scheduled for the end of 2019. PcW will begin moving in in 2020.

daniel libeskind PwC tower citylife
the building will house 3,000 professionals and 500 staff

daniel libeskind PwC tower citylife
the structure contains a range of meeting rooms and office spaces

daniel libeskind PwC tower citylife
the high-rise offers sweeping views across the italian city

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the PwC tower illuminated at night

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