Cross Milan with 17 characters who have lived here
Fondazione Studio Museo Vico Magistretti
Architect-Designer | Porta Venezia – Loreto | From the 1960s to the end of the millennium
Fra le sue opere di architettura a Milano: la chiesa S. Maria Nascente al QT8, la Torre del Parco Sempione, la casa di piazzale Aquileia, la casa in piazza S. Marco, il deposito MM Famagosta. Nel campo dell’industrial design ha collaborato con importanti aziende fra cui: Artemide, Cassina, De Padova, Flou, Oluce, Schiffini, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Campeggi. Ha vinto numerosi premi tra cui il Compasso d’oro nel ‘67 per la lampada Eclisse, nel ‘79 per la lampada Atollo e il divano Maralunga, nel ‘95 ha ricevuto il Compasso d’oro alla carriera.
Like King Solomon, you split the name in two. Belgiojoso, the second B in BBPR, was “Lodo” for close friends. And you were “Vico.” Even il Vico, with the definitive article that makes everyone unique in this city. To be honest, you didn’t frequent Belgiojoso, who was from another generation, but you knew his partner in that acronym, Ernesto Nathan Rogers. More than an acquaintance: a revered friend, a mentor. He was your teacher at Lausanne – when you tried to earn a degree during the war, a refugee from the air raids – and he was even the best man at your wedding, when Milan was a poor city, but one full of the desire to rebuild. Do you…