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05 Dec 2017
Art in public space in sector 3 in Bucharest
An interdisciplinary project between architecture and arts is taking place at the Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies of the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism. This second pha
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07 Sep 2017
Another kind of green belt
The 18th century Vauban citadel of Alba Carolina in Romania, constructed by Giovanni Morando Visconti during the times of the Habsburgic empire was restored 2010-2013 after 100 years of neglect. Augus
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28 Jan 2017
Roundtable "The city and the monument"
The Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies at the "Ion Mincu" University in Bucharest continued its series dedicated to urban public space with a roundtable.
08 Dec 2016
Public spaces of Christmas markets
Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt) is a German tradition, which conquered also other parts of Europe. We reported on fairs in the park, but in Germany it is the place to connect with Christimas city a
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02 Dec 2016
Frei Otto exhibition in Karlsruhe
The ZKM (Centre for Art and Media) hosts November 2016-March 2017 an exhibition of the saai (South West Archive of Architecture and Engineering) exhibition on Frei Otto. Thinking in Models.
09 Sep 2016
Bucharest candidate for European capital of culture 2021
Nicolas Triboi developped one of five installations for the final jury of the competition of European capital of culture 2021 for the city of Bucharest. 
This is not the only contribution con
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A blog article inspired by Paris and the cities' public spaces being in focus due to recent events.
Villa Medici in Rome gardens are finalist for this competition which aims to promote architectural heritage to the public.
In crowded urban areas pocket parks or squares are a way to improve urban public space. Recently several initiatives are due in Bucharest in order to improve their quality.
8-9 August 2015 a new edition of the Summer Well Festival took place around the palace of Stirbey in Buftea, a locality in the periphery of Bucharest, Romania. The gardens of the palace are situated o
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Neither Wagner's nor Tolkien's Ring - but Vienna's...
Open air public spaces are more and more replaced by malls in Romania. In this view, Palas mall Iasi is a happy exception, where the developer chose to create a park around one of the monuments in cen
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23-25 April Bucharest celebrated light. Numerous buildings in the centre, mainly on Calea Victoriei became coloured multimedia facades through projection, while there were also installations of light
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While the competition run by the Guggenheim foundation is still ongoing - finalists have been announced in December - discussions continue.
The vision of having pedestrian streets temporarily subject to traditional events for the Romanian society is moving from these towards parks: first the Christmas market and now timely the spring (Mar
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In June 2014 we reported on greening the towers, among others on a project for a roof garden included in the Le Notre database. This project won the prize of the public space and urban planning secion
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