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ACPV – Citterio Viel

AN ARCHITECTURE OFFICE WITH A
HOLISTIC APPROACH

« Micro and macro perspectives should be
nourished in the design studio. »

ITALIAN TRADITION, ABITARE

« A thoughtful, considered approach to the
enterprise of creating lasting, elegant structures. »

MASTERY & DEDICATION

« Our principal client is Planet Earth, for now... »

THE ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS

« Spaces are the playgrounds of emotions»

SENSIVITY TO CONTEXT

« Public space is invariably intertwined with
public interests. We see many examples of this
being forgotten. »

THE NEW ICONIC

« A building is not a monument. It is an
ensemble of related elements, in an ensemble
of urban and natural contexts. »

INCLUSIVE SUSTAINABILITY &
TECHNICAL SAVVY

« The art of perfectly executed buildings that
only get better with time. »

"THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING AN ARCHITECT" TO PREMIERE AT MILAN DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL

Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) presents the film ‘The Importance of Being an Architect’ (a MyBossWas production, by Giorgio Ferrero and Federico Biasin, 60’, Italy) . Conceived as a choral and musical documentary that investigates the responsibility of architects in building the society of tomorrow, the film will be screened for the first time at the Milan Design Film Festival, taking place between October 20 and 24, 2021.

ACPV TO DESIGN OFFICE AND HOTEL SPACES OF MILANOSESTO

MILAN

Starting from the streets, from their unique qualities, and their potential to create opportunities for experiencing the urban environment in a new way could be the best path for the city’s post-pandemic recovery.

GATE CENTRAL

Milan

A new mixed-use residential complex conceived in the spirit of sustainable urban development and located a stone’s throw away from some of Milan’s most visited monuments, Gate Central will offer 1,700 sqm of residential and retail spaces while regenerating an area that was heavily bombarded in wartime Milan.

ENEL HEADQUARTERS

Rome

New spaces, greater comfort for employees, lower energy consumption and project based on innovative and sustainable principles.

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THE BUILDING’S FLEXIBLE LAYOUT FACILITATES AGILE WORK PROCESSES, FOSTERING INTERACTION THROUGH COLLABORATIVE WORKSPACES AND ALLOWING PEOPLE TO CONNECT SEAMLESSLY WITH PEOPLE WORKING REMOTELY.

NEW OFFICE BUILDING TOPS OUT IN MILAN'S INNOVATIVE SYMBIOSIS BUSINESS DISTRICT

March 15, 2021

ACPV celebrates the topping out of Building D, the second office complex to be completed in the Symbiosis business district of Covivio, in Milan, Italy. Soon after the completion of the adjacent NEXXT Fastweb Headquarters by ACPV, the new building will redefine the idea of workspace as a place that can adapt to employees’ personal and professional needs. As a highly energy-efficient building designed with social sustainability in mind, Building D is a timely response to the major developments currently underway in the south of Milan.

WHICH FUTURE FOR RETAIL SPACES?

March 2, 2021

#ACPVPOINTOFVIEW. | PATRICIA VIEL
[ITA in fondo alla pagina] The once vibrant shopping streets of many cities are becoming empty today, leaving a series of unused spaces to adapt to new purposes. We believe it is essential to transform these spaces in order to give new layers of identity to these urban spaces with a revamped retail concept. By becoming multifunctional spaces, these new commercial spaces would offer new experiences, emotions for customers, and new opportunities for a revitalized culture of enterprise.

CASCINA MERLATA LOT R7/2

MILAN

Part of a social housing development designed by some of the most well-known Italian architects, Cascina Merlata Lot R7/2 integrates two new residential buildings that cover a floor area of 12,600 sqm.

PODCAST: ACPV PARTNER SARA BUSNELLI ON WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS FOR THE FUTURE OF CITIES. COME & LISTEN.

@antonio_citterio_arch – TODAY, PRESENTING A2A HEADQUARTERS, A NEW HIGH-RISE PROJECT IN MILAN.

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ACPV COMPLETES TAIWAN RESIDENTIAL TOWER WITH HONEYCOMB FAÇADE

June 8, 2020

Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel has completed residential tower La Bella Vita in the fast-growing 7th District of Taichung, Taiwan. The 128-meter-high tower aims to integrate the character and identity of nearby Charlotte Park, while fostering a dynamic relationship with the surrounding urban context. Located in close proximity to several department stores, civic buildings and cultural venues, the 33,000-sqm high-rise creates a new residential community in the commercial heart of the city, and activates the street level areas with a series of retail spaces.

ANTONIO CITTERIO PATRICIA VIEL MERGES COMPANIES TO BOOST BENEFITS OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY DESIGN

September 30, 2020

We are pleased to announce the merge of our two legal entities, with Citterio-Viel & Partners Interiors S.r.l. merging into Citterio-Viel & Partners S.r.l. – positioning ACPV at first place among Italy-based architecture and design firms for 2019 earnings. The consolidation of administrative operations is a result of the reunification of ACPV’s two-fold spirit that now brings architecture and interior design ever so close – enhancing the synergies between the two complementary strands of work.

ACPVLAB ON DEZEEN: “WE BELIEVE THAT THE CHANGE OF CULTURE IN WORKPLACES IS PROFOUND AND WILL CHANGE THE PROPORTIONS BETWEEN COLLABORATIVE AND PERSONAL WORKSPACES, SHIFTING THE WEIGHT HEAVILY TOWARDS COLLABORATIVE SPACES.” – PAOLO MAZZA

“THE PROJECT PROPOSED BY ENEL AND DESIGNED BY OUR PRACTICE FACILITATES THE REDESIGN OF A BUILDING FROM THE SIXTIES, REIMAGINING IT ACCORDING TO COMPLETELY NEW FUNCTIONAL PRINCIPLES IN LINE WITH EMERGING PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS. ENEL IS THUS ACHIEVING TWO OBJECTIVES: REGENERATING THE BUILDING, AND RENEWING ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY.” PATRICIA VIEL

ANTONIO CITTERIO PATRICIA VIEL OFFERS A GLIMPSE OF TOMORROW’S WORKING SPACE

June 8, 2020

The renovation of San Babila Business Center, of Galleria San Carlo, and of Galleria Passarella 2, in the heart of Milan’s historic center transforms a 21,000 sqm (GLA – Gross Leasable Area) block of buildings designed in the Fifties into a flexible and sustainable space. The project takes a careful approach to the conservation of the buildings’ original details, while elevating their character and elegantly integrating the architecture in the surrounding urban context.

'ARTE' COMPLETES ON SUNNY OCEANFRONT OF SURFSIDE-MIAMI, FLORIDA

April 16, 2020

Arte is a collection of 16 luxury residences on the sunny oceanfront of Surfside-Miami, Florida. Its architecture addresses the urban streetscape–the leisurely character of hospitality and residential buildings along Collins Avenue–and the building’s exposure to the beach on the east side. Protective yet fragile in nature, the architecture of the residences celebrate outdoor living in a uniquely Italian fashion.

ACPV ARCHITECT MASSIMO FRIGERIO, CELEBRATING HIS THESIS PRESENTATION WITH ACPV PARTNER SARA BUSNELLI, WHO GAVE LECTURES ON ARCHITECTS’ ROLE IN COMBATTING CLIMATE CHANGE AT THE INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO CLIMATE CHANGE MASTER COURSE.

KNOWLEDGE OF THE CAUSES, IMPACTS AND RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE HAS LONG BEEN AT THE CENTER OF OUR DESIGN APPROACH. IT HELPS US FORMULATE BETTER-INFORMED STRATEGIES TO REDUCE HARMFUL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS, AND REGENERATE THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT WITH RESILIENT AND LIVABLE BUILDINGS AND SPACES.

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A2A HEADQUARTERS AND THE GREEN TRANSFORMATION OF ITS SURROUNDINGS – A PROJECT FOR THE CITY, DEVELOPED TOGETHER WITH COMUNE DI MILANO AND A2A, BALANCING THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF THE AREA. READ ANTONIO CITTERIO’S INTERVIEW WITH CORRIERE DELLA SERA.

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