Porta Nuova, Milan - Italy

Porta Nuova represents the most important and institutional project in Milan today. It connects three distinct projects: Garibaldi Repubblica, Varesine and Isola. The project covers an overall surface of more than 290,000 mq. The renovation and improvement of this urban centre is a natural development for the existing neighbourhoods.

Garibaldi Repubblica

This project is located at the location of the headquarters of the Unicredit Bank.The development comprises high and low rise office buildings and also includes a podium and retail facilities.


Varesine is a mixed-use development in the heart of the fashion district of Milan and comprises high and low rise office buildings, residential buildings as well as a podium and retail facilities. The site also has cultural facilities for the local community. The development includes approx. 1400 parking


This project is a mixed-use development containing residences, offices, commercial and cultural buildings. The residential towers, Bosco Verticale, known for their highly sustainable features, are located in this area.


Deerns has been involved in Varesine and in Isola projects providing overall site energy strategy, building MEP design, acoustic, vertical transportation and sustainability consultancy (LEED consultancy and LEED energy modelling). The project has been rewarded with the LEED Gold certificate. At the Garibaldi Repubblica project, Deerns was head of a temporary association with GAE Engineering providing Health & Safety activities during construction with an innovative approach named ‘SICUREZZA PARTECIPATA’.

Related projects