Casa do Quarteirao-Walk and Talk in Portugal

Casa do Quarteirao, initiated in 2011, is the annual contemporary art festival for two weeks each in July in which artists create art in the specific cultural and geographic context of the Azores. In 2016 Orizzontale architects created a spectacular interactive street zone in an area called Casa do Quarteirao. In collaboration with the visual designer ‘NO-ROCKET’ (Francesco Zorzi, an Italian visual designer and illustrator based in Amsterdam), they constructed “Casa do Quarteirao” .Casa do Quarteirao is a permanent wooden installation, that reclaims the physical space of the street for “convivial and collaborative use.”

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