Archinect - News 2015-11-30T14:09:16-05:00 Romanian Andy Pascali arrived at holiday home to find it had disappeared Archinect 2014-07-21T14:34:00-04:00 >2014-07-21T14:35:36-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="268" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>He said the property that he had inherited from his parents who had built it in 1986 had also been fully furnished with a brand-new fitted kitchen and bathroom. He added: 'I had been worried about thieves maybe breaking in and stealing the television or something, and so I put a barbed wire fence up around the house for added security. But they stole that as well.'</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Photos of Bucharest's past Nam Henderson 2013-10-05T23:58:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T17:11:02-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Andrei Pandele is emphatic: "The Palace? Ha! It is a wall in the way of the people. A dam, even...I was an architect...I could find plans [and] approximate what they would destroy. Not exactly, no-one knew that. They were wild, totally out of control."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Tessa Dunlop traveled to&nbsp;Bucharest, Romania and talked with&nbsp;Andrei Pandele, who as a young architect in the 1970s, began photographing his home country.</p> Romania's church-building boom Nam Henderson 2013-08-07T13:54:00-04:00 >2013-08-07T13:54:31-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="298" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Romania's Minister of Religious Affairs, Victor Opaschi, concedes that there is a close working relationship between the church and politicians during electoral campaigns, and that this is "not a good thing".</p></em><br /><br /><p> Tessa Dunlop reports in from&nbsp;Romania where the Orthodox Church is in the midst of a growth spurt with as many as 10 new places of worship being completed every month, and the enormous Cathedral for the People's Salvation&nbsp;is slowly taking shape. However, Romanians have begun to question the use of public funds for such purposes, especially in one of the poorest countries in the EU.</p> Zimoun + Hannes Zweifel : 200 prepared dc-motors, 2000 cardboard elements 70x70cm Alexander Walter 2011-04-26T12:44:24-04:00 >2014-05-01T20:43:23-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you happen to be in Bucharest, Romania these days, don't miss to check out the latest exhibition piece of Swiss sound and installation artist Zimoun, "200 prepared dc-motors, 2000 cardboard elements 70x70cm". The 15x9x4.5m (49.2 x 29.5 x 14.7 ft) installation is a collaboration with fellow Swiss architect Hannes Zweifel and currently exhibited at the National Contemporary Art Museum MNAC.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>