For a long time the territory of a single municipality no longer constitutes an area
significant for the purpose of reading the phenomena concerning demographic trends and
business development. All the more so when the territory in question constitutes a small one
part of a vast metropolitan agglomeration of which it is intended to share in
much of it destiny.
Moreover, more than the internal dynamics, the conditions of development seemed destined to
be influenced by large-scale choices, such as the establishment of the new exhibition center and
the setting up of the EXPO.
Nonetheless, a quick survey in traditional form of the evolution of conditions
di Bollate in relation to the nearest municipalities (Arese, Garbagnate M.se., Novate M.se,
Paderno D., Rho and Senago) has contributed to highlighting the particularities of Bollate both in positive and negative terms.
We thought of a polycentric city based on principles such as the redevelopment of the common land, a new road design, a balanced development of services, the delimitation of the urbanized area, the redefinition of urban voids and the construction of a large park with supra-municipal ambitions.