Broadway Malyan showcases Italian R&D centre

Petronas's new research and design centre for lubricants in Italy

€60m Petronas facility will develop new lubricants for motorsport and domestic vehicles

A Broadway Malyan-designed research and development centre for Malaysian oil giant Petronas has been officially launched by Formula 1 racing stars Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

The $60m (€50m) facility in Turin will develop lubricants for use in motorsport and in domestic vehicles and was won by the practice in an international competition.

Broadway Malyan director David Anderson said the project had been designed in the practice’s Reading studio and delivered with Milan-based 967 Architects and F&M Engineering.

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