Record of Studies and Projects of the Department of History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation, 2017-2018

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

Member of the IMUAU Senate, president of the National Commission for Historic Monuments, member of the Inventory Section of the National Commission for Historic Monuments, president of the Zonal Commission no.2 of the National Commission for Historic Monuments (until May 2018)

Patrimoniul cultural construit între caracterul de unicat şi necesitatea de reglementare / Built Cultural Heritage Between Its Uniqueness and the Need for Planning Regulations. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Rehabilitation, Cluj, 2018. Published in Transsylvania Nostra 4 / 2018, pp. 35-42.

Auf der Suche nach dem verlorenen Kulturdenkmal. Das Ensemble der „Mariä Himmelfahrt” Kirche in der Walachischen Kirchengasse / Bisericii Române Strasse, Kronstadt / Braşov [In Search of the Lost Historical Monument. The Ensemble Belonging to the “Assumption of Mary” Church in the Romanian Street, Kronstadt / Braşov]. Caiete ARA. Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheologie / Cahiers ARA / ARA Hefte / ARA Reports, 9 / 2018, pp. 231-241.

„Spaţiul european comun … avant la lettre. Studiu de caz: biserica „Adormirea Maicii Domnului” din strada Bisericii Române” / “Walachische Kirchengasse, Braşov / Kronstadt [Avant la Lettre … Shared Europe. Case Study: the “Assumption of Mary” Church in the Romanian Street, Kronstadt / Braşov”]. Paper presented at the Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheologie [Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology] International Symposium, Bucharest, 2018.

“Kirchenburgen als identitätsstiftende Architektur / Material, imaterial, intangibil” [“The Fortified Churches as Identity Creating Architecture or Tangible, Intangible and Incorporeal”]. Paper presented at the 1. Internationales Symposium Kulturerbe Siebenbürgische Kirchenburgenlandschaft / Bisericile fortificate în peisajul cultural din Transilvania. Simpozion internaţional [1st International Symposium on the Transylvanian Fortified Churches Landscape as Cultural Heritage], organised by Verband der Restauratoren [German Restorers Union] along with Fundaţia Biserici Fortificate a Bisericii Evanghelice C.A. din România / Stiftung Kirchenburgen [Fortified Churches Foundation of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Romania] and Kulturerbe Kirchenburgen e.V. / Asociaţia pentru Conservarea Patrimoniului Bisericilor Fortificate din Transilvania [Association for Preserving the Transylvanian Fortified Churches’ Heritage], Berlin, 2018.

“The Fortified Churches of the Transylvanian Saxons. Zoom In, Zoom Out”. Lecture for the international summer school organized by the Technical University of Vienna and the “Ion Mincu” University for Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest, along with the Gyeongsang National University in South Korea, Sibiu, 2018.

„Parcurile clasate, monumente istorice ca toate celelalte” [“The Listed Parks, Historical Monuments as Any Other”]. Paper presented at the symposium Parcul Carol, patrimoniu artistic, arhitectural şi natural [The Charles Park, Art, Architecture and Natural Heritage], organised by the “Ion Mincu” University for Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest and the Romanian Technical Sciences Academy, Bucharest, 2018.

„Ce „ştim” şi ce „nu ştim”” [“What “We Know” and “We Don’t’ Know””]. Presentation for the urban intervention workshop Călăraşi Road organised by the Romanian Architects’ Association, Bucharest branch, Bucharest, 2018.

Research projects:

Substantiation studies for future interventions for listed properties or such comprised by protected urban areas as those in Bucharest, 16 Negustori Street, 256 Basarabiei Boulevard, 10 Tonitza Street, 79B and 81-85 Dorobanţi Road.

Ana Maria ZAHARIADE, Professor, Dr. Arch.

Fellow of the Institut d'Etudes Avancées de Nantes, vice-president of the Chamber of Architects of Romania, 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.

“De Architetura Libri Decem: Note de lectură între timpuri” [“De Architetura Libri Decem: Notes between times”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018.

“Sempre Paratus” in Ilinca Păun Constantinescu (ed.), Shrinking Cities in Romania, Berlin/Bucharest, DOM Publishers, MNAC Press, 2018.

“Rise and Fall of Bucharest Interwar Modernism”. Paper presented at the meeting “Modern Movement in Architecture. An Asset to Cultural Heritage: A Central-Eastern Europe Perspective” in Kaunas, Lithuania (Sept 2018).

Augustin IOAN, Professor, Dr. Arch.

Head of the IMUAU Council for Doctoral Studies

“A space of forbearance Ethnicity and architecture in a small romanian town”. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018.

Sergiu NISTOR, Professor, Dr. Arch.

Presidential Adviser - Department of Culture, Religion and Centenary, Knight of the French Order of Arts and Letters (2003) and Officer in the Romanian Cultural Merit Order (2004)

“Is The Culture in Central Europe Already an Industry?”. Conference and panel discusion, Economic Forum Krynica, Poland (Sept 2018).

“Exemple, excepţii şi modele în protejarea patrimoniului cultural românesc” [“Examples, exceptions and models in Romanian Heritage Protection”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018.

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, Member in the Scientific Committee of the Cotroceni National Museum, Member in the Scientific Committee to OPUS, journal of the Faculty of Architecture of the “Gabriele d’Annunzio” University in Chieti-Pescara, Member in the Scientific Committee to the journal of sITA – studies in History and Theory of Architecture

“Modernitatea arhitecturală şi modelul istoric” [“Architectural Modernity and the Historical Model”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018.

„Earthquake and historical centers. The Urban Walls of Norcia”, joint workshop of the DITACP/UAUIM and the Architecture Department of the „Gabriele d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara (Apr-May 2018).

1989 – Orientations, co-organizer of colloquium of the Laboratoire Architecture, Culture, Société, ENSA Paris-Malaquais, DITACP/UAUIM, Bucharest (Sept 2018).

Research projects:

La conservazione del costruito storico. Analisi, metodologie, progetto [Heritage preservation. Analysis, methodology, project]. Multi-annual joint research project of the DITACP/UAUIM and the Architecture Department of the „Gabriele d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara.

Celia GHYKA, Associate Professor, Dr. Arch

Alumna New Europe College, project coordinator Association for Urban Transition, Vice-chancelor of the IMUAU Senate, ember of the selection panel for cultural projects of the Romanian Chamber of Architects

“Re-opening the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade. Notes on non-alignment and the canonical”, sITA – studies in History & Theory of Architecture 5 (2017).

“Autorul colectiv. Istorii private ale arhitecturii publice” [“Collective Authorship. Private histories of public architecture”], research project coordinator, conference and exhibition (nov 2017).

Magda TEODORESCU, Associate Professor, Dr.

Member of the Writers Union of Romania

Lecţia Las Vegas [translation of Learning from Las Vegas by R. Venturi, D. Scott Brown, S. Izenour]. Bucharest: Ed. Univ. “Ion Mincu”, 2017 (coordinator).

“Portretul arhitectului la maturitate” [“The Portrait of the Architect as a Mature Man”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018.

Awards:

Nomination for Best Book of Architecture prize (2018), awarded by the Chamber of Architects of Romania for the translation of the book Learning from Las Vegas (authors: R. Venturi, D. Scott Brown, S. Izenour) (coordinator).

Irina TULBURE - MOLDOVAN, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the Council of Professors at the Faculty of Architecture of IMUAU, Alumna New Europe College

“Hotelul Pannonia / Dacia din Satu Mare. O istorie în context” [“The Pannonia Hotel / Dacia in Satu Mare. A History in Context”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018 (with Horia Moldovan).

Speaker at the public talk „Arhitectură şi fotografie. Fotografie şi arhitectură” [“Architecture and Photopraphy. Photopraphy and Architecture”], New Europe College, 29th of June, 2017

Research projects:

Substantiation studies for future interventions in Union Square, Oradea, for the relocation of the statue of Michael the Brave and the placing of the statue of King Ferdinand I (with Horia Moldovan and Toader Popescu).

„Istoria acum” [“History Now”], 2018 (co-curator, with Ştefan Ghenciulescu)

Irina BĂNCESCU, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

“Miruna Stroe. Housing, between Design and Political Decision-making. Romania, 1954-66” (review), sITA - studies in History & Theory of Architecture 5 (2017).

Awards:

Nomination for Best Book of Architecture prize (2018), awarded by the Chamber of Architects of Romania for 2,14 Types of Architecture Schools [2,14 tipuri de şcoli de arhitectură] (book editor with Ina Stoian and Alexandru Belenyi), PlusMinus & ”Ion Mincu” Publishing Houses, Bucharest, 2016.

Research project:

2,14 Types of Architecture Schools [2,14 tipuri de şcoli de arhitectură].

Ştefan VIANU, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

“Sensul acţiunii” [“The Direction of Action”]. Arhitext 6 (2017).

“Aură şi imaginaţie” [“Aura and Imagination”]. Arhitext 4 (2018).

“Despe imaginaţie în arhitectură: rolul simbolului” [“On Imagination in Architeture: the Role of the Symbol”]. Presentation at the Psihosomatica arhitecturii [Psychosomatics of Architecture], UAUIM, Bucharest (May 2018).

Toader POPESCU, Assistant Professor, Dr. Arch.

Member of the National Commission of Historic Monuments in the Urban Planning and Protected Areas Section, Member of the Commission of History of Romania’s Towns affiliated with the Romanian Academy, Alumnus New Europe College, member of the Council of Professors at the Faculty of Urbanism of IMUAU, associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

“Planurile de sistematizare ale oraşelor din România înainte de al Doilea Război Mondial” [“Systematization Plans for Romanian Cities Before the Second World War”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018 (with Irina Calotă).

“Intenţii şi proiecte nerealizate la începuturile căii ferate în România” [“Intentions and Unaccomplished Projects at the Beginning of Romanian Railways]. Revista Căilor Ferate Române 1 (2018).

Scientific consultant and associate translator for Lecţia Las Vegas [translation of Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Steve Izenour], Bucharest: Ed. Univ. “Ion Mincu”, 2017.

“Teodor Octavian Gheorghiu, Small Towns / Large Villages in Southwestern Romania. Urban Monographs,” book review. sITA – studies in History and Theory of Architecture 5 (2017).

“Urban Planning in Romania in the First Half of the 20th Century – Local Hybridisation of International Models.” Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Urban History, Rome, 2018.

“Railways and Systematization Plans in Romanian Cities Before 1938.” Paper presented at the 25th Annual Session of the Commission of History of Romania’s Towns, Brăila, 2018.

“Issues Relating to Calamities and Disasters as Reflected in Urban Legislation in Modern Bucharest.” Paper presented at the 24th Annual Session of the Commission of History of Romania’s Towns, Alba Iulia, 2017.

Research projects:

Substantiation study for the restoration of the building at 14-16 Blănari st., Bucharest.

Award:

Nomination for Best Book of Architecture prize (2018), awarded by the Chamber of Architects of Romania for the translation of the book Learning from Las Vegas (authors: Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Steve Izenour) (scientific consultant, associate translator).

Ilinca PĂUN CONSTANTINESCU, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

President of ideilagram Association, associate editor to the journal of sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture, Alumna New Europe College

“Exploatarea culturală Petrila. Reimaginarea patrimoniului industrial” [“Cultural Exploitation Petrila. Reimagining Industrial Heritage”]. Workshop and conference, Petrila, August 2018.

“Despre locuire. Locuirea colectivă între produs şi process” [“On Dwelling. Public Housing between Product and Process”] exhibition, Timişoara, 2018 (curator).

Shrinking Cities în România. Oraşe româneşti în declin [Shrinking Cities în România. Romanian Cities in Decline]. Berlin: DOM Publishers, 2018. Editor and author.

Speaker at the public talk „Arhitectură şi fotografie. Fotografie şi arhitectură” [“Architecture and Photopraphy. Photopraphy and Architecture”], New Europe College, 29th of June, 2017.

Research project:

“Despre locuire” [“On Dwelling”]. Bucharest and Timişoara, 2017-2018.

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

“Planurile de sistematizare ale oraşelor din România înainte de al Doilea Război Mondial” [“Systematization Plans for Romanian Cities Before the Second World War”]. In Confluenţe arhitecturale [Architectural Confluences]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2018 (with Toader Popescu).

Dincolo de centru. Politici de locuire în Bucureşti (1910-1944) [Beyond the Center. Housing policies in Bucharest (1910-1944)]. Bucharest: Ed. Ozalid, 2017.

Research project:

“Parcelări istorice şi comunităţi de vecinătate. Casa Construcţiilor, 1930-1949” [“Historical Allotments and Neighborhood Communities. The Agency of Construction, 1930-1949”].

“LO±VE. Locuire şi vecinătate. 100 de ani de locuire în România” [“LO±VE. Housing and Neighborhood. 100 Years of Housing in Romania] exhibition, Bucharest & Cluj-Napoca, 2018 (co-curator).

Award:

Honorable mention for Best Book of Architecture prize (2018), awarded by the Chamber of Architects of Romania for the translation of the book Dincolo de centru. Politici de locuire în Bucureşti (1910-1944).

Alexandra TEODOR, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

“Vestigii antice şi medievale documentate în vechi descrieri ale Constanţei: pe urmele lui Marin Ionescu-Dobrogianu” [“Antique and Medieval Vestiges Documented in Old Description of Constanţa: Following the Footsteps of Marin Ionescu-Dobrogianu“], Historia Urbana XXV (2017)

“The old imperial castrum in a new shape: The Late Roman fort. Case study on Dobruja”. Paper presented at the Limes Congress XXIV, Viminacium, (Serbia), Sept. 2018.

Research and cultural projects:

“Explorarea interdisciplinară a peisajelor tumulare şi a mormintelor elenistice monumentale din Kallatis” [”The Interdisciplinary Study of the Hellenistic Tumuli Landscapes and Monumental Tombs in Kallatis”] (PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0621, funded by UEFISCDI, 2017-2019, team member).

Ioana ZACHARIAS VULTUR, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Editor to Zeppelin Architectural magazine, Coordinator of CSAV magazine, Scientific Secretary for CSAV Research Centre, IMUAU, VVITA Erasmus+ teaching staff

“Bucharest: Towards a Rethinking of the Urban Heritage” [„Bucureşti: către o regândire a patrimoniului urban”], The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & The City - New York (HCNY2018), topic “Heritage & the Modern City” - oral presentation & article in “IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities”, 7th-9th of November, New York, USA (2018).

„Centrul CSAV Dealu Frumos. O lecţie vie de patrimoniu” [“CSAV Centre Dealu Frumos. A heritage live lesson”]. Arhitectura 1906, no.4-5/2018, “De Patrimonio” (2018).

„Anuarul Centrului de Studii de Arhitectură Vernaculară” 2017 [“CSAV Journal”]. Publication Section Exhibition of the National Architecture Biennale, 13th edition, 2018: 100 years of Architecture in Romania (2018).

Coordinator of the 2018 CSAV Journal Vernacular Technics. The technical heritage of Romania’s villages, UAUIM - Dealu-Frumos, “Ion Mincu” University Publishing House, ISSN ISSN 2068 – 472X, (to be published) 2018.

Workshops & research projects:

Teaching staff representing the CSAV Research Center in VVITA - Erasmus+ Project:

“Short - term Joint Staff Training Events, Catania” 16th-20th of April 2018, UNICT - Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy & “Intensive programs for higher education learners: Adaptive reuse of historical building heritage in Lofoten”, 20th - 30th of July 2018, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim - Lofoten, Norway (2018).

Resource person for CSAV-TU Wien Summer School, 9th-14th of July, Dealu Frumos (2018).

Coordinator of “The Voyage. Le Corbusier in Romania”, GIS project (2018).

Daniela CALCIU, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Arch.

Fulbright alumna, Director of Development of the National Museum of Contemporary Art — MNAC Bucharest, member of the National Council of the Chamber of Architects of Romania, coordinator of Alternative Education Action Group of the Chamber of Architects of Romania – Bucharest Chapter, associate editor to the journal of sITA — studies in History and Theory of Architecture

“Cuteness, the Aesthetics of «Adorable» and the Parody of Aesthetic Consciousness.” Arhitext, 2/2018.

“Urban pedagogy in Bucharest: URBOTECA by ATU.” Arhitectura, 2-3/2018 (with Vera Marin).

“The Association for Urban Transition / ATU – A Sixteen-year Journey of Researching All Things Urban.” In Ilinca Păun Constantinescu (ed.), Shrinking Cities in Romania, Berlin/Bucharest, DOM Publishers, MNAC Press, 2018 (with Vera Marin).

“PlusMinus: Engagement for a Better City” and “PlusMinus: Galaţi 2050.” In Ilinca Păun Constantinescu (ed.), Shrinking Cities in Romania, Berlin/Bucharest, DOM Publishers, MNAC Press, 2018 (with Ina Stoian).

Prisoners of the Avant-garde. A Ion Bitzan Retrospective; Wanda Mihuleac: Contextualizations; Gheorghe Rasovszky: abnormal; Selfie Automaton; One Monument Later; Closed Doors, Open Envelopes. Iosif Kiraly – early works, 1975-2000; Counterpoint. An Octav Grigorescu – Georgeta Năpăruş Retrospective; Yael Efrati - Eva and Emerick; The Ethel Lucaci-Băiaş and Silviu Băiaş Donation; MNAC Performing art 2017-18 (coordinator of editorial projects for exhibition catalogues, MNAC Press, 2018).

Research projects:

“Innovative Urban Education in Live Settings - A model for collaboration between universities and communities”. ATU and IMUAU, the University of Sheffield School of Architecture, Tampere School of Architecture, University of Ljubljana and IPOP.

Grants:

Tate Intensive: Making Space, Holding Space, Giving Space 2018, Tate Modern, 8-13 July 2018, a dynamic program that focuses on key questions facing art galleries and museums in the twenty-first century

Awards:

National Cultural Fund 2017 Awards – Cultural activation in public space category – Award for “City School 2016-2017: The playground – Library from Militari”, applied education program led by studioBASAR in partnership with IMUAU and The National School of Political Science and Public Administration.

Doctoral theses defended within the DHTAHC (2017-2018)

Tudor ELIAN: Bucureştiul informal [Informal Bucharest]

Matei Eugen STOEAN: Arhitectura teritoriilor de frontieră. Bisericile de zid ale românilor din nordul Olteniei, Munteniei şi din sudul Transilvaniei (1700-1850) [The Architcture of Border Territories. The Churches of Northern Oltenia, Muntenia and the South of Transylvania (1700-1850)]

Răzvan Andrei VOINEA: Parcelările Societăţii Comunale pentru Locuinţe Ieftine - Bucureşti (1908 – 1948) [The Allotments of the Communal Society for Affordable Dwellings – Bucharest (1908 – 1948)]

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