Symbiosis is a landmark development project in Milan (125.000 sqm GLA) that is transforming and requalifying an historic industrial area of the city into an innovative business district focused on smart working and co-working that will assume a leading role into the Sharing Cities European program. The project shaped by Antonio Citterio, Patricia Viel & Partners with unique architectural features is adjacent to the Prada Foundation and several dynamic new business ventures that foster an ideal equilibrium between productivity, efficiency, flexibility and quality of life also through extensive use of green technologies associated with cutting edge self-producing energy solutions.

Symbiosis project is LEED CORE & SHELL certified at GOLD LEVEL, energy certification is class A. Each building in fact is environmentally sustainable both in terms of energy performance and consumption of all the environmental resources involved in the construction process.


  • Symbiosis is a Smart Working project which means above all embracing a philosophy of life that creates more well-being for people.
  • Symbiosis’s buildings were intended and designed to control and stop CO₂ emissions and 50% of the building’s energy requirements are met by internal renewable sources, while the rest of the necessary electricity ha a green certification.
  • The innovative solutions and technologies are strictly connected to the appeal for external landscaping and internal space office.