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Villa Necchi Campiglio by Piero Portaluppi
When Piero Portaluppi designed the Villa Necchi Campiglio in Milan between 1932 and 1935, he was already a well-known professional accepted and appreciated within the ranks of wealthy industrial Lombard society. It was precisely here just a short walk from Piazza San Babila, that the architect demonstrated an exceptional openness to modernity, leaving the decorative style of the previous years in order to embrace the emerging rationalism movement although with considerable caution.The horizontal development of the main building, the long …