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Peter Pichler talks about Looping Towers

Peter Pichler talks about Looping Towers

Peter Pichler talks about Looping Towers

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Looping Towers project, a big complex that hosts not only residential apartments, but also many public facilities such as courts and a running track. The building becomes a small vertical city and it has communal areas. These ideas are close to those of Le Corbusier.
Could it be a right interpretation? 

No, I think that Le Corbusier wanted to divide the living space from the working one, while this project combines the two spaces. It is an all-purpose space. Looping Towers project is very important for us since it is going to be built in an almost abandoned area, where only few offices and houses are. Fun fact, this project is going to be a driving force for the surrounding area, as it has already happened in Milan with the Fondazione Prada building. The area around Fondazione Prada has now a different value than the past. In our project we do not see only the single building, but the area all around. We need to create a connection between our project and the existing buildings or commercial services.
There is also another purpose behind this choice: the replacement of cars with trains and bicycles, as it is already in use in Northern Europe.

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