orizzontale is an architects’ collective based in Rome whose work crosses the fields of architecture, urbanism, public art and DIY practice. orizzontale since 2010 has been promoting projects of common relational spaces, giving form to both dismissed and unseen images of the city. These projects have represented the ground for experimenting new kinds of collaborative interactions between city dwellers and urban commons as well as occasions to test the boundaries of the architectural creation process.
orizzontale developed projects in Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Greece, Ukraine, Portugal, Netherlands. “8 ½”, the mobile theatre designed by orizzontale in 2014, was awarded the international prize of Young Architects Program by MAXXI Museum and MoMA PS1. In 2016 orizzontale won the competition “Periferie”, organized by Italian Ministry of Culture and Italian Board of Architects, with the project “Prossima Apertura” that is currently under construction and in 2020 achieved the Premio Urbanistica by the National Institute of Urban Planning. In 2018 at Venice Biennale, orizzontale was awarded the “Young Talent of Italian Architecture 2018” for the best Italian under 35 practice. In 2021 orizzontale was invited to the 17. Venice Architecture Biennale in the Italian Pavilion […]