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    Casa Cipriani opens in Milan


    From a stately home at the beginning of the 19th century to a company building and atelier of the famous tailor Gianni Campagna at the beginning of the new millennium, Palazzo Bernasconi is a splendid example of a representative building in the heart of Milan, 5000 square meters of prestigious rooms chosen by Casa Cipriani to host its new high-profile and exclusive Milan hotel, inaugurated on 21 September with a soft opening in preparation for the official launch on 1 October.

    In the best Milanese tradition, the building and the intensive renovation project carried out by BMS Progetti are truly revealed and discovered once the entrance threshold is crossed: in accordance with the criteria of conservation and insertion in the central and historical context of the city, the external envelope towards the Indro Montanelli public gardens and Corso Venezia has been restored and enhanced, and the main interventions concerned in particular the internal façade with a new essential and contemporary architectural element in glass and golden aluminum, which has considerably improved the flexibility of the layouts of the various floors, and the roofs with a unity of language with the existing materials and volumes, to enhance the excellent panoramic position in the city center and free the historic copper roofs from machinery and superfetations.

    The ambitious and demanding integrated design work, conducted from the due diligence phase to commissioning, which involved more than 15 designers and technicians and involved more than 25,000 hours of work over 4 years, was carried out in coordination with several other specialists and consultants. The internal layouts have been optimized for the new hospitality use and refined by the interior design project of Studio Michele Bönan which took care of the suites, the restaurant, the hall and the Arrigo bar, and by the design by Carlos Almada for the club on the fourth floor, with advice from the Studio Voltaire for lighting design and from the Studio Montanari for food & beverage. Particular attention was paid to the inclusion of new lift systems to improve the usability of the premises by customers and service personnel.

    The goal of achieving a result of excellence and prestige did not concern only volumes and surfaces but involved the entire structure of the building, both for energy performance, with high-tech machinery for significant MEP requirements and total insulation of the historical envelope, and for the very high standards of environmental and acoustic comfort, achieved thanks to the specialistic design by Viva Consulting, above all for the isolation of the underground SPA area from the nearby subway line. The SPA and wellness area was designed by Studio Apostoli, and includes a salt cave whose machinery was placed in the new basement built under the existing foundations.

    BMS Progetti worked in strong synergy with the owner, Merope Asset Management, to set up the project, and with the tenant, Cipriani Milano, to develop and calibrate it in order to best respond to their requests. Casa Cipriani therefore finds space in a historic and at the same time modern and efficient building, built with an ambitious project that aims to achieve the highest possible results in terms of aesthetics, performance and comfort, all to meet the needs of a very exclusive hotel business. These results were obtained thanks to the care, attention and respect that the existing building deserved, having set a discreet, measured, refined register.

  • Lo studio e il pensiero – interview with Rudy Cremonini


    BMS Progetti exhibits for the first time in its spaces, and until spring 2022, the paintings of a young and successful Italian artist, Rudy Cremonini.

    The lucky meeting with Cremonini arises from the amazement of how his creative process, and ours, comes from a common primeval “intuition” that then is fullfilled in each work, and it is gradually changed into a completed thought and finally into a real “artefact” that can be enjoyed autonomously, tangibile, and that can be happily experienced by those who will be its recipients.

    Just like for the Artist, our activity develops along a path that, from the conception of a primary idea originated by a happy blooming, then concretizes, modifies, evolves and perfects the object through the purely conceptual stage of work that is constantly defined and populated by thoughts, limits and spaces.

    The aspiration of Cremonini and BMS Progetti in fact is always that that in the finished product, be it artistic or architectural-engineering, the core of what have been their respective intuitions is preserved with the aim and the desire that these intuitions be so authentic and profound (precisely because they derive from a long study and an equally accurate process of development) such as to arouse continuous emotion and joy in all those who will be the witnesses.

    BMSLAB conceived the exhibition project with the support of Maria Chiara Valacchi, independent curator, founder of Cabinet and Paint.

    BMSLAB is the transversal area of ​​BMS Progetti aimed to add value to projects through activities that: stimulate new ideas; favor points of contact; offer opportunities for in-depth study on aspects of compatibility and integration of projects. BMSLAB, through a permanent, transversal and synergistic innovation platform, promotes the logic of sustainability, open innovation and cultural contributions aimed at improving our design approach.

  • La percezione dello spazio – interview with Luciano Galimberti


    Luciano Galimberti, President of ADI – Industrial Design Association and head of the Compasso d’Oro Museum in Milan, took part to the BMS initiative “La percezione dello spazio”, centered on the exhibition of works by W. Niedermayr on Iran and on some SANAA projects.

    The interview with Luciano Galimberti closed a cycle of meetings, curated by Claudio Composti, in which an articulated dialogue with several voices on art, contemporary design, sustainability and social responsibility was developed, with the relationship between ethics and aesthetics at the center of the dialogue, up to the innovative concept of Design Thinking.

    The works of W. Niedermayr will now move to Turin at the Italian Center for Photography, CAMERA. The exhibition was organized between CAMERA and Intesa Sanpaolo – Founding Member and Institutional Partner of CAMERA – in collaboration with the Ncontemporary gallery and curated by Walter Guadagnini with the collaboration of Claudio Composti and Giangavino Pazzola.


    BMS LAB conceived the exhibition project with the support of the Ncontemporary gallery (Milan | London) and the curator Claudio Composti.


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  • Planning together

    In BMS NEWS on

    A look at the culture of the project starting from data and research, read and told under the lens of BMS Progetti and RecchiEngineering.

    PlanningTogether is our new editorial project.

    Reflections and insights on current issues, from innovation to digitization, from technology to architecture.

    A privileged observatory for the transition of the construction sector.

  • La percezione dello spazio – interview with Silvia Rovere


    Inspired by BMS initiative “La percezione dello spazio” at the headquarters in Piazza SS. Trinità 6 in Milan, where the works of Walter Niedermayr are exhibited, Claudio Composti interviewed the president of Assoimmobiliare, Silvia Rovere.

    Urban regeneration, sustainable development of cities, ESG investments and integration represent the keystones between past and present buildings: these are some of the topics that were addressed during the conversation.

    With over twenty years of experience in private equity and real estate investments, Silvia Rovere has contributed to the development of socially responsible finance, having also established and managed two of the first social housing funds in Italy.

    BMS LAB conceived the exhibition project with the support of the Ncontemporary gallery (Milan | London) and the curator Claudio Composti.


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