The project: Palestra Popolare di Quarticciolo

Emanuele Agati

In the historic Borgata del Quarticciolo, located in the eastern quadrant of Rome, where the locals have mobilized to renovate a space that has been abandoned for over 20 years to transform it into a jovial place of aggregation and a point of reference for children and adults. Emanuele Agati tells us how in 2015 the project of the Palestra Popolare di Quarticciolo (People’s Gym of Quarticciolo) Рof which he is an instructor- was born and how it has evolved over time. He is a former boxer, with a degree in Cooperation, he had the idea of creating this gym when he experienced firsthand this model in the favelas, during a trip to Brazil.