Record of Studies and Projects of the Department of History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation, 2014–2015

Anca Hanna DERER, Professor, Dr. Habil. Arch.

Member of the IMUAU Senate, member of the Urban Planning Division of the National Commission for Historic Monuments

“Un nou (?!) venit. Eseu despre un patrimoniu cultural al secolului al 20-lea” [A New (?!) Comer. Essay on an Cultural Heritage of the 20th Century]. Keynote speech, Congresul naţional al patrimoniului arhitectural „De la arhitectură la patrimoniul construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [The National Congress of the Architectural Heritage “From Architecture to Heritage – the 20th Century and Beyond], Bucharest, 2015

“Patrimoniu cultural internaţional: arhitectura părţilor beligerante” [International Cultural Heritage: Architecture of Belligerents]. Paper presented at the Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheologie [Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology] international symposium, Bucharest, 2015

“(Multi?)Cultural Bucharest: on Older and Newer Residential Area Types in the Capital of Romania.” Paper presented at the Culture and Space in the Balkans. 17th – 20th Centuries international symposium, Thessaloniki, 2015

“Bucureşti: un oraş al universităţilor” [Bucharest: a City of Universities]. In Instituţii de învăţământ superior din Bucureşti [Institutions of Higher Education in Bucharest], 8-17. Bucharest, Universitas, 2014.

Research projects:

Substantiation studies for future interventions for the main headquarter of the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, and the former German Embassy in Bucharest

Nicolae LASCU, Professor, Dr. Arch.

Head of the Council for Doctoral Studies within the IMUAU, member of the IMUAU Senate, Vice-Chairperson of the Union of Architects of Romania, President of Commission 8 – “Arts” of the Romanian Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (ARACIS), member in the European Section jury of the 2015 Premio Gubbio at Associazione Nazionale per I Centri Storici ed Artistici (ANCSA)

Research project:

Romanian Avant-garde Highlights in the Biography of Bucharest

Ana Maria ZAHARIADE, Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the National Commission for Public Forum Monuments, member of the IMUAU Senate, Fellow of the Institut d’Etudes Avancées de Nantes, vice-president of the Order of Romanian Architects, independent expert for EURIAS, “European Prize For Urban Public Space” and “Mies van der Rohe European Award”, member of ICOMOS-Romanian Branch, member in the editorial board of the Martor magazine, editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture.

“Introduction: Behind the Big Picture.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014) (co-author)

“Professor Alifanti’s Notebooks.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014) (co-author)

Research projects:

Modernist Culs de Sac: A Typological Research on Bucharest’s Urban Heritage (continuation)

Augustin IOAN, Professor, Dr. Arch.

“Arhitectura contează” [Architecture Matters]. Arhitectura 3-4 (2015)

Conferences:

Conference and opening of the “Brâncoveanu: Tradiţia continuă” [Brâncoveanu: Tradition goes on] exhibition. Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) Budapest, European Comission Headquarters and Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) Szeged; Architecture School of Rabat Tehnopolis International University; Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) Berlin / Dresden. 2014-2015

Mihaela CRITICOS, Associate Professor, Dr. Arch.

Head of the “Sanda Voiculescu” Department of Architectural History & Theory and Heritage Conservation, Visiting Professor at “Gabriele d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara

“Interventi contemporanei in siti storici: armonie e dissonanze.” Paper presented at the Restauro: l’Italia e la Romania a confront seminar, Accademia di Romania, Rome, 2014

“Architectural Form between Mimesis and Genesis.” In On Form and Pattern, edited by Cătălin Vasilescu, Maria-Luisa Flonta, Ioana Crăciun. Bucharest: Ed. Academiei Române, 2015

Catalogue coordinator and scientific secretary for the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015.

“Nicolae Lascu, Bulevardele bucureştene până la Primul Război Mondial” [Bucharest Boulevards till the First World War], book review. Caiete ARA. Arhitectură, Restaurare, Arheologie 6 (2015)

Curator of the Publications section, National Biennale of Architecture, Bucharest, 2014

Co-coordinator of a multiannual research program in the field of restoration (since 2010 - with prof. Stefano D’Avino, Univ. “Gabriele D’Annunzio”, Chieti-Pescara); 2015 workshop themes: “Il restauro in area archeologica. La fortezza di Giurgi” (Bucharest-Giurgiu, April 2015); “Lacune urbane. Pianella, il tessuto interrotto” (Pescara-Pianella, May 2015)

Kázmér KOVÁCS, Associate Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member in the editorial board of Urbanismul-serie nouă journal, Member in the scientific committee of sITA – studies in History and Theory of Architecture journal, Member in the scientific committee of cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Studies Annual journal

“Cercetare pentru locuri – locuri pentru cercetare” [Research for Places – Places for Research]. Urbanismul – serie nouă 19 (2015)

“Terenuri minate” [Mined fields]. Transsylvania Nostra 2 (2015)

“Timp regăsit” [Retrieved time]. in cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Studies Annual 5 (2014)

“Hainele noi ale împăratului” [The Emperor`s New Clothes]. Arhitectura 6 (2014)

“Walking a fine line. Jelena Bogdanović, Lilien Filipovitch Robinson, Igor Marianović (editors) On the Very Edge. Modernism and Modernity in the Arts and Architecture of Interwar Serbia (1918-1941),” book review. sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014)

Celia GHYKA, Associate Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the National Commission for Public Monuments, coordinator of the New Europe College Alumni and Friends, Association for Urban Transition

“Defining Spatial Violence. Bucharest as a study case.” Diversité et Identité Culturelle en Europe 12, 1 (2015): 37-50

“Urban resistance and memorial landscapes.” Public talk, Cluj German Cultural Centre, 2014

“Civil society and Urban resistance. The Case of Bucharest.” Paper presented at the Civil Society and Urban Governance Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 2015

“Defining spatial violence. Bucharest.” Paper presented at the Culture and sustainable development scientific session of the Romanian Academy, 2015

“Opportunities for the built heritage.” Paper presented at the Equality of opportunities in the European cultural space scientific session of the Romanian Academy, 2015

“Patrimoniul în centru. Societate civilă şi guvernanţă urbană” [Focus on Heritage. Civil society and urban governance]. Paper presented at the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015.

Research projects:

Bucharest. A cartography of spatial violence. Post-doctoral grant, Romanian Academy, 2014 – 2015.

Magda TEODORESCU, Associate Professor, Dr.

Member of the Writers Union of Romania

Project coordinator, translation coordinator and Afterword author, Cărţi fundamentale pentru arhitecţi: John Ruskin, Cele şapte lămpi ale arhitecturii [Fundamental books for architects: John Ruskin, The Seven Lamps of Architecture]. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015

Ştefan BÂLICI, Associate Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of ICOMOS, Romanian Branch, Vice-Chairperson of the Association for Architecture, Restoration, and Archeology (ARA) and member of the editorial board of Caiete ARA journal, Council Member of Europa Nostra

“Archeologia e restauro in Romania – aspetti della pratica nel periodo comunista.” Paper presented at the Restauro: L’Italia e la Romania a confronto, Giornata di studio, Accademia di Romania, Rome, 2014

“Traditional measured drawing vs advanced 3D scanning for the protection of cultural heritage: a research and teaching programme.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Architectural Research, Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

“Rezultate preliminare ale cercetării arhitectural-arheologice de la Cetatea Soroca” [Preliminary results of the architectural-archaeological research at Soroca Fortress]. Paper presented at the Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheologie [Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology] international symposium, Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

“Archeologia e restauro in Romania nella seconda metà del XX secolo. Nuove architetture in aree archeologiche.” Paper presented at the Per Giovanni Carbonara. Studi e ricerche, Giornata di studi in onore di Giovanni Carbonara, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, 2015

“Wieviel Gold ist eine historische Bergbaulandschaft wert? Der Kampf um den Erhalt von Roşia Montană (Rumänien).” Blickpunkt Archäologie 2 (2015) (co-author)

“Roşia Montană. Memoria obiectelor: cronica unei expoziţii” [“Roşia Montană. Memory of objects: review of an exhibition”]. Arhitext 3 (2015) (co-author)

Research projects:

Research and documentation on the architectural heritage of Roşia Montană (on-going since 2007) coordinator on behalf of ARA - Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology Association

Horia MOLDOVAN, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at IMUAU

“An Alien Practice: “Town Architects” in 19th Century Romania.” sITA – studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014): 12-33

“André-Emile Lecomte du Noüy: Medieval Architecture at the Beginning of Romanian Modernity.” Caiete ARA 6 (2015)

Gabriella OLASZ, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the Commission of History of Romania’s Towns affiliated with the Romanian Academy

“Ansamblul bisericii evanghelice fortificate din Ighişul Nou - cercetare, reabilitare, probleme” [Ighişul Nou Evangelic Fortified Church - Research, Rehabilitation, Problems]. cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Studies Annual 3 (2012)

“Ansamblul bisericii evanghelice fortificate din Ighişul Nou, istoric şi cercetare” [Ighişul Nou Evangelic Fortified Church - Story and Research]. Transilvania 4 (2014)

Radu PONTA, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the Council of Professors at the Faculty of Architecture of IMUAU, associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture, founding member of Republic of Architects and Asociaţia «cu a mic»

“Professor Alifanti’s Notebooks.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014) (co-author)

Research projects:

Modernist Culs de Sac: A Typological Research on Bucharest’s Urban Heritage (continuation)

Cultural projects:

“Muzica oraşului” [The Music of the City], a presentation of seven iconic buildings/developments in modern Bucharest through and with their contemporary music

Awards:

Nomination (Housing architecture) at the Romanian Architecture Biennale, 2014

Toader POPESCU, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the Commission of History of Romania’s Towns affiliated with the Romanian Academy, associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

Cincinat Sfinţescu. Începuturile urbanismului românesc [Cincinat Sfinţescu. The Beginnings of Romanian Urban Planning]. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015 (co-author)

“Problema circulaţiei şi a transporturilor – viziune urbanistică şi aplicaţii” [Urban Traffic and Transportation Issues – Vision and Practice]. In Cincinat Sfinţescu. Începuturile urbanismului românesc [Cincinat Sfinţescu. The Beginnings of Romanian Urban Planning], coord. Andreea Udrea. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015

Mariana Şlapac, Arta urbanismului în Republica Moldova [Mariana Şlapac, The Art of Urban Planning in the Republic of Moldova], book review. Urbanismul, Serie Nouă 19 (2015)

“Oraş, arhitectură, patrimoniu. Contribuţii ale Departamentului de Istoria & Teoria Arhitecturii şi Conservarea Patrimoniului « Sanda Voiculescu » la cercetarea în urbanism” [City, Architecture, Heritage. Research Contributions by the “Sanda Voiculescu” Department of History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation in the Field of Urban Planning]. Urbanismul, Serie Nouă 19 (2015)

“Introduction: Behind the Big Picture.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014) (co-author)

Research projects:

Cincinat Sfinţescu, Founding Father of Romanian Urban Planning

Awards (all for the book Proiectul feroviar românesc (1842-1916) [The Romanian Railway Project (1842-1916)] (Bucharest: Simetria, 2014):

Science Book of the Year (2015), awarded by the Romanian Editors Association

Best Book of Architecture (2015), awarded by the Order of Romanian Architects

Excellence Award in Railways Studies (2014), awarded by the Romanian Railway Club

Miruna STROE, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

“Bucharest Urban Planning Instruments during the Communist Regime. Systematization Sketches, Plans and Interventions.” In Planning Capital Cities: Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia, edited by Grigor Doytchinov; Alexandra Djukic, Cătălina Ioniţă. Graz: Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2015.

“Ascanio Damian, Trade Fair Designer Extraordinaire.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014)

Research projects:

Modernist Culs de Sac: A Typological Research on Bucharest’s Urban Heritage (continuation)

The Memorable Town and Architects and Architecture in Braşov

Scientific consultant for Cele şapte lămpi ale arhitecturii (Romanian translation of John Ruskin’s The Seven Lamps of Architecture). Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015

Irina TULBURE MOLDOVAN, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the editorial board of Urbanismul-Serie Nouă journal

“Cezar Lăzărescu, Primii ani de construcţie a litoralului” [Cezar Lăzărescu, The First Years of Building the Seaside]. In Vederi încântătoare [Enchanting Views], edited by Alina Şerban, Kalliopi Dimou, and Sorin Istudor. Bucharest: Ed. Asociaţiei Pepluspatru, 2015

studii de Istoria şi Teoria Arhitecturii (sITA). “Printed in Red. Architectural Writtings during Communism,” book review. Urbanismul, Serie Nouă 16-17 (2014)

Alexandru Răuţă, Negocierea Centrului Civic. Arhitecţi şi politicieni români în România secolului XX” [Civic Centre Negociation. Romanian Architects and Politicians in 20th Century Romania], book review. Urbanismul, Serie Nouă 16-17 (2014)

“Arhiva de fotografii a UAR. Istorie şi prezent” [UAR Photography Archive. History and Present Times]. Paper presented at the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

“Drumul Taberei. O posibilă ‘Rezervaţie de arhitectură modernă’” [Drumul Taberei. A hypothetical “Modern architecture reservation”]. Paper presented at the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

Keynote speaker for Le:Notre Institute Landscape Forum, Bucharest, 2015

Research projects:

The Photographic Archive of the Union of Architects: 1945-1989 (continuation)

Romanian Avant-garde Highlights in the Biography of Bucharest

Ştefan VIANU, Assistant Professor, Dr. Philosopher

“Despre semnificaţia ‘conceptului’ în arhitectură: o abordare filozofică” [On the Meaning of ‘Concept’ in Architecture: a Philosophical Approach]. Arhitectura 6 (2014)

Research project:

The contradiction of Modernity. Studies on objectivism, historicity, memory

Irina BĂNCESCU, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

“On Architecture, Tourism and Politics on the Seaside. Michael Zinganel, Elke Beyer, Anke Hagemann (eds.) Holidays After the Fall. Seaside Architecture and Urbanism in Bulgaria and Croatia,” book review. sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014)

“Către o eradicare a ruralităţii. Sistematizare şi colectivizare în perioada socialist” [Towards an Eradication of the Rural. Systematisation and Collectivization during the Socialist Period]. cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Annual 5 (2014) (co-author)

“On Seaside Architecture and Urbanism in Communist Romania.” Paper presented at the Situating Modernity in the Black Sea Region. Trans-cultural Encounters, Ambivalent Maps and Leisure Architecture, international seminar, MNAC, Bucharest, 2014

“Proiectul comunist al litoralului românesc. Arhitectura între constrângeri politice şi turism de masă în contextul european postbelic” [Development of the Romanian Seaside under Communism. Architecture between Political Constraints and Mass Tourism in Post-War European Context]. In Vederi încântătoare [Enchanting Views], edited by Alina Şerban, Kalliopi Dimou, and Sorin Istudor. Bucharest: Ed. Asociaţiei Pepluspatru, 2015

Ilinca CONSTANTINESCU (PĂUN), Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

“Oraşe din România în declin” [Shrinking Cities in Romania]. Urbanismul, Serie Nouă 19 (2015)

Cincinat Sfinţescu. Începuturile urbanismului românesc [Cincinat Sfinţescu. The Beginnings of Romanian Urban Planning]. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015 (co-author)

“Urban re-labeling. From Industrial to Rural?” In Site Under Construction. Romanian Pavilion at 14 International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia (exhibition catalogue), 2014

“Ruine urbane în transformare” [Urban Ruins in Transformation]. Arhitectura (4-5) 2014

“Arhiva de fotografii a UAR. Istorie şi prezent” [UAR Photography Archive. History and Present Times]. Paper presented at the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

Research projects:

Petrila – the Regeneration of a Post-Industrial Landscape (continuation) - The Days of Industrial Heritage in Petrila

Cincinat Sfinţescu, Founding Father of Romanian Urban Planning

The Photographic Archive of the Union of Architects: 1945-1989 (continuation)

Scientific consultant for Cele şapte lămpi ale arhitecturii (Romanian translation of John Ruskin’s The Seven Lamps of Architecture). Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015

Irina POPESCU (CALOTĂ), Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Cincinat Sfinţescu. Începuturile urbanismului românesc [Cincinat Sfinţescu. The Beginnings of Romanian Urban Planning]. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015 (co-author)

“Getting Global, Staying Local. The Turmoil of the First Steps towards Scientific Urban Planning - the Case of Cincinat Sfinţescu.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014) (co-author)

„Chestiunea locuinţelor în urbanismul românesc interbelic. Perspectiva lui Cincinat Sfinţescu” [The Housing Question in Romanian Urban Planning in the Interwar Period. Cincinat Sfinţescu’s Perspective]. In Cincinat Sfinţescu. Începuturile urbanismului românesc [Cincinat Sfinţescu. The Beginnings of Romanian Urban Planning], coord. Andreea Udrea. Bucharest: “Ion Mincu” University Press, 2015

„Între urban şi rural: negocierea zonei suburbane bucureştene în prima jumătate a secolului XX” [Between Urban and Rural Development: Negotiating the Suburban Area of Bucharest during the First Half of the 20th Century]. Historia Urbana XXIII (2015)

Research projects:

Cincinat Sfinţescu, Founding Father of Romanian Urban Planning

Modernist Culs de Sac: A Typological Research on Bucharest’s Urban Heritage (continuation)

The Students’ Building Survey Archive (http://relevee.uauim.ro/)

Historical Allotments and Neighborhood Communities & CeFeRe ştii Bucureşti

Monica SEBESTYEN, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

“Urban image and national representation: Bucharest in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.” In Planning Capital Cities: Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia, edited by Grigor Doytchinov; Alexandra Djukic, Cătălina Ioniţă. Graz: Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2015.

“Some Problematics Regarding the Heritage of the Communist Period – The mausoleum in Carol Park.” Paper presented at the Visual Anthropology and European Cultural Heritage - conference, Warsaw, 2015

“Horia Moldovan, Johann Schlatter. Western Culture and Romanian Architecture (1831-1866),” book review. sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014)

Cultural projects:

UrbanEye Film Festival (www.urbaneye.ro)

Connecting Communities (cultural exchange Romania-Turkey)

Alexandra TEODOR, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Doctoral thesis: “Configuraţiile urbane şi militare din provincia Scythia” [Urban and Military Configurations in the Province of Scythia]. PhD dissertation, “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism / University of Bucharest, Faculty of History, 2014.

“O perspectivă arhitectural-urbanistică asupra centrelor romane târzii din Dobrogea” [Architectural and Urban Approach to Late Roman Centers of Dobruja]. Paper presented at the Center for Comparative History of Antique Societies, University of Bucharest, 2015

“Integrare de surse cartografice pentru zone urbane. Studiu de caz: Mangalia” [Cartographic Sources’ Integration for Urban Areas. Case study: Mangalia]. Paper presented at the “Landscape archaeology” in Romanian Archaeology] National Symposium ,Alun, 2015

“Implicarea societăţii civile şi a Statului în protecţia şi promovarea patrimoniului construit” [Civil Society and State’s Involvement in the Protection and Promotion of Built Heritage]. Paper presented at the Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheologie [Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology] international symposium, Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

“Dobrogea / Dobruja - Layers of Culture.” Paper presented at the Harvard-Getty Research Seminar From Riverbed to Seashore. Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Period, 2015

Cultural projects:

The Students’ Building Survey Archive (http://relevee.uauim.ro/)

Ioana ZACHARIAS VULTUR, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Editor of Zeppelin architectural magazine, coordinator of cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Annual

“Forme ale locuirii rurale între apariţie şi extincţie. Schiţă a unei hărţi mentale a satului Brătienilor” [Shapes of Rural Dwelling between Emergence and Extinction. Mental Map Blueprint for Brătieni village]. Arhitext 4 (2015)

“Venice Architecture Bienale. Re-Learning from vernacular,” exhibition review, cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Annual 5 (2014)

cVAS - Dealu Frumos Centre for Vernacular Architecture Annual 5 (2014), coordination / DTP

Arhitext Design Foundation summer school team (no.4) coordinator, cultural project developed by Arhitext Design Foundation in collaboration with the Romanian Order of Architects Muntenia and „Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum, 18th -26th of July 2015

Cultural project:

Arhitext Design Foundation summer school (team no. 4 coordinator, curator of the exhibition and DTP designer for the Research repertoire), “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum, Bucharest

Diana MIHNEA, Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Candidate, Arch.

Ongoing doctoral research: “Oraşele Transilvaniei în perioada interbelică. Implicaţii urbanistice ale legislaţiei de împroprietărire” [Transylvanian Cities in the Interwar Period. Urban Effects of the Land Reform Legislation], “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest

“Procesele administraţiilor oraşelor transilvănene privind recuperarea suprafeţelor comunale expropriate odată cu reforma agrară din 1921. Negocierea teritoriului urban” [Lawsuits of the Transilvanian Cities’ Administrations Regarding the Expropriation of Communal Land During the Land Reform of 1921. The Negotiation of the Urban Territory]. Paper presented at the annual session of the Commission for the History of Towns in Romania The Town and its Administration, Satu Mare, 2015

“Noi cartiere de locuinţe în Braşovul interbelic. Negocierea teritoriului urban” [New Residential Neighborhoods in Interwar Braşov. The Negotiation of the Urban Territory]. Paper presented at the Oraşul Memorabil seminar, Braşov, 2015

Research projects:

The Students’ Building Survey Archive (http://relevee.uauim.ro/)

Tudor ELIAN, Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Candidate, Arch.

Ongoing doctoral research: “Metode experimentale de programare a mediului urban prin interacţiunea directă cu locuitorii oraşului” [Experimental Programming Methods of the Urban Environment through Direct Interaction with the City’s Inhabitants], “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest

“From Monumental Modernism to Local Bricolage. An interview with Şerban Sturdza.” sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture 2 (2014)

“Architecture and citizenship.” Paper presented at the INGLASS International Conference, Bucharest, 2015 (co-author)

Research projects and exhibitions:

Dwelling in Bucureştii Noi neighborhood

Anca-Raluca MAJARU, Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Candidate, Arch.

Ongoing doctoral research: “Reşedinţele nobiliare extraurbane din Banat în secolul al XIX-lea” [Country Houses in Banat in the 19th century], “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest / “Szent István” University, Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Budapest

“The Nobility in Borderland Area and Their Country Houses: Case Study of Banat.” Paper presented at the Nobility Reconsidered: New Perspectives on the European Aristocracy, international conference, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 2015

Research projects:

Country houses in Serbian Banat: field and archival research (fellowship in Republic of Serbia)

Monumente Uitate/[Un]Forgotten Monuments (continuation)

Daniela CALCIU, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Member of the National Council of the Chamber of Architects of Romania, member of the board of the Association for Urban Transition, Fulbright alumna, associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

Doctoral thesis: “Urbanitate. Despre concept şi rolul său” [Urbanity: About the Concept and Its Purpose]. PhD dissertation, “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, 2014.

“Proiectarea urbană ca mediu de cercetare al relaţiei între subiect şi spaţiu urban. Pledoarie pentru urbanitate” [Urban Design as a Research Environment for the Relation between Subject and Urban Space. Pleading for Urbanity]. Urbanismul - Serie Nouă 19 (2015)

“Urbanitate post-industrială în Transilvania. Studii de caz, acţiuni, întrebări” [Post-industrial Urbanity in Transylvania. Cases, Actions, Questions]. Paper presented at the Congresul Naţional al Patrimoniului Construit “De la arhitectură la patrimoniu construit – secolul XX şi mai departe” [National Congress of Built Heritage “From Architecture to Built Heritage – Twentieth Century and Beyond”], Bucharest, 2015

“Urbanity in the discourse and practice of Urban Design after 1956.” Paper presented at the 18th annual conference of the Conceptual History Group, Multi-, Inter-, Pluri- : Languages, Cultures and Identities in Complex Societies, Timişoara, 2015

“Infiltrări ale sociabilităţii. Fizionomii timpurii ale obiceiurilor şi decorurilor cafelei în Valahia” [Sociability Seeps. Early Physiognomies of Habits and Settings of Coffee in Wallachia]. Conference at the Museum of Bucharest, 2015

“Sociability Seeps: Coffee on the Lower Danube (Moldavia and Walachia) in the 17th and Early 18th centuries.” Paper presented at the conference From Riverbed to Seashore: Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Period, New Europe College, Bucharest, 2015

“East of Grand Tour.” Paper presented at the Discovering Dalmatia conference, Institute of Art History, Split, 2015

Research projects:

From Riverbed to Seashore. Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Period, Harvard-Getty Research Seminar

PIPE:LINE Promoting Instruments for Participation through E-media: Local Integrated New Efficient (through Association for Urban Transition – ATU)

Florentina MATACHE, Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Candidate, Arch.

Ongoing doctoral research: “Gottereau: un nume – doi arhitecţi. Contribuţii la studiul arhitecturii româneşti în secolul al XIX-lea” [Gottereau: One Name - Two Architects. Contributions to Romanian Architectural Research of the 19th Century], “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest

“Paul Gottereau - a French Cultural Model to the Romanian Architecture in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century.” Diversité et identité culturelle en Europe 12, 1 (2015)

“French Influence Reflected in the Architecture of the Country Houses in Romania in the 19th Century. Case Study of Architect Paul Gottereau.” Paper presented at the Nobility Reconsidered: New Perspectives on the European Aristocracy international conference, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 2015

Research projects:

Gottereau: One Name – Two Architects. Contributions to the Study of the Romanian Architecture in the Ninetheen Century (doctoral grant, Romanian Academy)

Monumente Uitate/[Un]Forgotten Monuments (continuation)

Doctoral theses defended within the DHTAHC (2014-2015), in alphabetical order

Daniela CALCIU: Urbanitate. Despre concept şi rolul său [Urbanity: About the Concept and Its Purpose]

Alexandra TEODOR: Configuraţiile urbane şi militare din provincia Scythia [Urban and Military Configurations in the Province of Scythia]

Claudiu TOMA: Media-locuire. Direcţii în arhitectura locuinţei contemporane [Media-dwelling. Orientations in the Architecture of Contemporary Housing]

studies in History and Theory of Architecture • vol. 3 / 2015
De Urbanitate.
Tales of Urban Lives and Spaces
Published with the financial support of the
Chamber of Architects of Romania (OAR)