Bucharest Art Deco Apartment Block Doorway

Art Deco apartment block doorway; building dating from the late 1930s, Mosilor area, Bucharest. (©Valentin Mandache)

The reduced to essence modernist outlines of this Art Deco doorway assembly and the use of materials with sombre chromatics betray the source of inspiration for this design in the Italian architectural fashions of the late 1930s, currents that had a strong influence among the Romanian architectural designers of that time.

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I endeavor through this series of daily articles to inspire appreciation of the historic houses of Romania, a virtually undiscovered, but fascinating chapter of European architectural history and heritage.

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