THE CULTURAL IDENTITY OF BUCHAREST – ANALYZING THE TEXT AND SUBTEXT OF THE CONTEMPORARY URBAN SPACE

Posted On Jul 27 2012 by

The public space, generated by historical mutilated façades that have lost their initial meaning and message, is no longer meant to be a transparent space with an innocent outline2 but a transformed illusion of space, a confusing pattern that repeats itself from one frame to the next. Analyzing both artistic and symbolic characteristics of the eclectic façades the paper will read the dialogue generated by composition rules and recurrent patterns in their ‘text’ and ‘sub-text’, and will identify the connection between original material substance and the morphology of the architectural image ofBucharesttoday, while questioning the cultural value of a space …


AIDA VRIONI – UN JURNAL DE RĂZBOI

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

Aida Vrioni (pe numele ei adevărat, Maria Mateescu) s-a născut la Ploieşti, în 1886. A scris povestiri şi schiţe de la vârsta de 15 ani, iar în 1904 a devenit prima femeie jurnalist din România. Primul ei jurnal datează din primul război mondial, fiind o sinceră mărturie despre momente trăite dramatic, dar cu speranţă şi încredere.