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. […]

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  • On July 10th we will be at the University of Mediterranean Studies in Reggio Calabria and we will participate in the #paesaggisolidali workshop with a lecture on temporary architecture. See you there! The 1st edition of the Summer School #JointLandscape proposes a project experimentation on......

  • We’re happy to participate to the second edition of Chiasma, the Design&Build workshop from Acropoli. The workshop will see the design and construction of an installation for public space in the city of Trento, experimenting with different construction techniques. Participants will be led by internationally......

  • CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS! Eterotopia is a nine-day action-research event that will take place in the Sardinian archipelago of La Maddalena. 22-30.09.2018 8 TEAMS – 8 PROJECTS – 8 TOTEMS enorme studio Parasite 2.0 Something Fantastic Traumnovelle urbz Orizzontale Openfabric False Mirror Office _________________________________________________ HOW TO......

  • Today, June 15th we are in Matera, guests of the Matera Open Design School! The Matera Open Design School is one of the fundamental projects of Matera 2019, an interdisciplinary experimentation and innovation laboratory, a platform that will be a tool for the implementation of......