Forgotten is a project that embraces change. The project works together with public artwork in places that have been left behind, forgotten. It does not only want to focus on what the forgotten places represent, but rather on what they can become: places of gathering, social and culture in the broadest sense. After having looked at closed down cinemas, small stations, old factories, local markets and abandoned areas, the new edition of Forgotten proposes four new types of buildings that deserve some attention in the city of Rome.

Hospital structures

Provisions in the management of healthcare facilities in recent years have made a series of changes in a.s.l. buildings as well as in hospitals. In Rome, the Forlanini Hospital is a unique example in history of years of controversy around its closure, but the San Giacomo hospital in Via Canova is also a striking example […]


In Rome there are some emblematic cases of schools closed for years, mostly likely because of being condemned. The great ex Angelo Mai institute that housed the school of the La Salle Brothers to this day “remains the largest unfinished structure in the historical centre” [Corriere della Sera 21/01/2016]. This is followed by the Superiore […]

Sport Facilities

Over the past few months the spotlight has been on the Olympics and the new stadium in Rome, but there are many cases of forgotten facilities: Santiago Calatrava’s “shark fin” and his unfinished Olympic complex at Tor Vergata, the abandoned state of the Flaminio Stadium structure, the old velodrome and the old stadium of Rome. […]


The subject of sustainability in the industry of cultural remains a problem to solve for Italy. Rome, the capital of this issue, presents some cases of obvious insurmountability of the structures and spaces dedicated to the culture that led to its closure. Theatres are the most contemporary example of this. The Clock Theatre is among […]