Open House is a simple but revolutionary initiative: once a year, for a weekend, open to the public with free guided tours, places of high architectural interest of the city, some of which are usually inaccessible. On the weekend of 5 and 6 May Open House will be held eventually in Rome. The event foresees the realization of a hundred visits sites of every age throughout the capital, organized by homogeneous areas can get there on foot or by bike. The designers of many contemporary buildings included in the guide program personally visits.
Open House Worldwide is an international organization with its headquarters in London, where the project was born and has twenty years ago, driven by a formidable success. Has independent offices in Europe, America, Middle East and Australia. London Open House each September opens its doors to over 700 buildings and attracts 300,000 visitors. Active since 2002, Open House New York today has more than 185,000 times for each event.
Open House Rome is organized by the cultural association Open City Rome.
Institutional partners: Ordine degli Architetti di Roma e Provincia.
Sponsored by: Senate of the Republic, Rome, Faculty of architecture at the Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of architecture of the University Roma Tre.
Media Partners: Domus.
Partners: Open House Worldwide, ATAC, MAXXI, EUR SpA, HDI assicurazioni, Arti Grafiche Boccia, Green Building Council Italy, plan B Architetti Associati, Qomu, pellets.