mario bellini architects: MIC plus
MIC plus by mario bellini architects
all images courtesy mario bellini architects
in june this year work is expected to begin on the MIC plus, the new convention center milan fiera milano city designed by mario bellini architects. the project involves the conversion of halls 5 and 6 no longer used in the fiera milano city and its integration with the existing adjacent milan convention center. it will consist of 18 thousand seats, an auditorium for 1500 people a plenary hall of 4500 seats and 73 meeting rooms which can cater for 20 to 2 thousand posts.
demolition has been completed on the site. the remaining pillars from the exhibition complex of the hatch is where the new structure will be built. ‘silver comet’ – the roof of the structure spans 15 thousand square meters wide by 45 meters high will be built and is due to be completed in april this year.
the project includes a graft body of metal and glass, three tapered foyers at different levels with 180 degree views over the city. comet has been designed by a combination of 8 thousand meters ray luminescence (up to 200 meters long) that are detached, floating from a more dense core to form a line. each beam is supported by light steel trusses consisting of LED lights powered by photovoltaic panels.
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