A short guide to oradean architecture

A short guide to oradean architecture

The architecture of present-day Oradea includes apartment buildings from the Communist era, mostly in the suburbs, and numerous building remnants from the Austro-Hungarian times. Oradea is notable for its rich collection of Baroque buildings and Art Nouveau architecture. Art Nouveau can be recognized by its naturally flowing, curved and undulating lines. It can be noticed in decorative architecture, arts and design. Its most representative ornamental feature is the dissymmetrical undulating li... [ read more ]

The historical background of Bucharest

The historical background of Bucharest

Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is located in the South – East part of the country, where hundreds of years ago large forests stretched unhinged and of which only a few scattered clumps are still preserved. The historical background of Bucharest is reflected just by this replacement of forests by buildings, of old by new, of traditions by modernism. The beginnings … The identity of the founder of this city seems to be disputed between Bucure the Shepherd (who is presented as such by old... [ read more ]