Fundraising for the Bottom Up! festival promoted by the Fondazione per l’architettura / Torino and the Order of the Architects in Turin continues until November 3.

Community spaces are fundamental for a city that is shared and lived to the fullest by its inhabitants, from neighbourhood to neighbourhood; this is the philosophy that animates the projects of Bottom Up!, including Miraorti and Stiamo freschi! at the Casa del Quartiere di San Salvario. On October 10th at 8 p.m. you will be able to see with your own eyes the spaces of the urban gardens of Mirafiori Sud on the occasion of the Gran Galà Miraorti dinner, while the Casa del Quartiere awaits you until September 26th to celebrate its tenth birthday. Here are the details!


Miraorti is a project for the redevelopment from below of the illegal gardens of Mirafiori Sud. The aim is to give back to the district 6 hectares of public greenery while maintaining their agricultural vocation, through a participatory process that will involve illegal and voluntary gardeners in the creation of a large park of urban gardens, where they can experiment new forms of urban agriculture and social inclusion.
You can also support this initiative live by taking part in the Gran Galà Miraorti event, a dinner based on fresh vegetables cooked by the vegetable gardeners of Orti Generali. What is special? The dress code: evening dresses and garden shoes! The appointment is for Saturday 10th October, 8.00 p.m., Strada Castello di Mirafiori 40. To stay updated, follow the Miraorti Facebook page.

Stiamo Freschi! 10×10

The courtyard of the Casa del Quartiere di San Salvario is an area of 600 square meters that hosts inhabitants of all ages and numerous activities, especially during the summer period. Currently, the courtyard is an expanse of concrete without shade and has very little space for greenery; two elements that complicate the usability of the space during the summer months. The project Stiamo Freschi! intends to create a system of pergolas to increase the shaded area and make the moments of relaxation and outdoor activities that take place here pleasant. On the occasion of the celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Casa del Quartiere in Via Morgari 14 until 26 September will celebrate its birthday and raise funds for its initiative during 10×10. Follow the project on Facebook and Instagram.


These are only two of the projects of Bottom Up!; to know and support all the others go to the page

For every donation over 50 euro an official festival t-shirt will be reserved.