Casa della cultura [Cultural centre], Milan, Italy (1964)

Casa della cultura [Cultural centre], Milan, Italy (1964)

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  • Umberto Riva (archive creator)


Casa della cultura [Cultural centre], Milan, Italy (1964)

Dates of creation


Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 14 drawings

Scope and Content

This project series documents Umberto Riva's realized redesign for the interior spaces of the Casa della cultura. Riva worked on this project in 1964. The Casa della cultura is a cultural centre that offers courses and seminars, as well as holds debates on cultural and political topics. The centre is located on via Borgogna in Milan, Italy. The project series contains floor plans, interior sections, and details, including furnishing details and details for signage letters.

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Materials in this project series have been kept in their original order.


Milan Italy


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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1964.PR01.001
    • Title: Floor plans, and furnishings details, Casa della cultura, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1962
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)
    • Umberto Riva (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 drawings


    sheet (smallest): 70 x 79 cm sheet (largest): 66 x 92 cm

    Physical Description:

    The drawings were previously rolled and tend to roll back on themselves.

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the following citation:
    Umberto Riva fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de / Gift of Umberto Riva
    When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

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