ABOUT US

Orizzontale are 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 has 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(“YAP MAXXI 2014”) by MAXXI Museum and MoMA PS1. In 2017 Orizzontale was awarded first prize in the competition for the regeneration of Piazza Europa in Aprilia, launched by Italian Ministry of Culture and Italian Board of Architects. The project is currently under construction. In 2018 at the Venice Biennale, orizzontale is awarded the “Young Talent of Italian Architecture 2018”, which rewards the best Italian under 35 practice. […]

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NEWS

  • ¡Buenos días desde el Caribe! The XIX ENEFA 2019 began at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), thanks to the Embassy of Italy in Santo Domingo and the Escuela de Arquitectura UASD for giving us the opportunity to come to know this beautiful reality.......

  • We are happy to be on display at the Nasjonalmuseet for the Oslo Architecture Triennale! Our “Tools for Playground”, a tool kit to transform public space into a playground, is part of “The Library” section of the Oslo Architecture Triennale until November 25th....

  • On October 9th we will be at the Circolo del Design in Turin, within the Turin City Of Design program! We are very happy to participate in the series of meetings “Wednesday of Design” of this new and fantastic space in Turin, see you there!......

  • From September 22nd to 28th, the former Baia Blanca disco in Levice will be the location of the pilot edition of Ricettario, a format created by Orizzontale to experiment with methods of creative transformation of public spaces through the sharing of ideas, projects and concrete......