Work on the new building to house the offices of the Lombardy region is scheduled to terminate by the end of 2009 instead of in 2008 as originally planned. Construction now continues through the night amid protests from local residents.

The complex, which is sited in Isola between Via Pola and Via Melchiorre Gioia, includes a 32-storey skyscraper block and four nine-storey adjoining buildings. It is designed by New York