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Symposium to Carol park in Bucharest
Public spaces project launch

In the series of dealing with art in public space of the Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies and the doctoral school of the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism, together with the Academy of Technical Sciences of Romania and the Professional Association of Urban Planners a new symposium is being the start of a new project on the Carol park in Bucharest.

Carol I park in Bucharest
Maria Bostenaru / CC BY
Carol I park in Bucharest
At the start of the commemoration of WWI, the Carol park was one of those featuring monuments of the fallen, as we reported earlier on. Now at the close of the commemoration, the park is gaining importance with a conference on the 26th of April 2018, to be the kick-off of involving artists and architects in redesigning the park (as done in another initiatives), apart of the typical publication, which, despite being a national monument (listed as B-II-a-A-19016), is currently neglected in both the state of the natural heritage and the state of the built part (alleys, statues), as well as the presence of parasite buildings.
The event, with the title "The architectural, artistic and natural heritage of Carol park" takes place in collaboration with the Academy of Technical Sciences in Romania.
The park is the most important royal natural heritage in Romania, and can be put through this in connection to the gardens of the Peles castle on which we reported.
The call for papers is open till the 1st of March 2018.

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18. Feb 2018
Reported by Maria BOSTENARU DAN


historic park (en), Historic Park Restoration (en), art installation (en)

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