Architect Petre Antonescu (1873–1965) Cover Image

Arhitectul Petre Antonescu (1873–1965)
Architect Petre Antonescu (1873–1965)

Author(s): Sidonia Teodorescu
Subject(s): Scientific Life
Published by: Editura Mega Print SRL
Keywords: Petre Antonescu; architecture; Neo Romanian style;

Summary/Abstract: Petre Antonescu (1873–1965) is one of the most influential figure in Romanian twentieth century architecture. He was professor at the School of Architecture in Bucharest (1900– 1938), he worked in the field of conservation and restoration of historical monuments and he is the author of many important buildings in Bucharest and in the country. He was president of the Romanian Society of Architects in 1912 and between 1919 and 1921 and member of the Romanian Academy since 1945. Some of his best known buildings are: in Bucharest, the Ministry of Public Works (nowadays, the City Hall Palace), the former Marmorosch Blank Bank, the Brătianu House, the Oprea Soare House, the Faculty of Law, the Kretzulescu Palace, the „Nicolae Iorga” Institute of History, the Triumphal Arch and in the coun try, the former Administrative Palace in Craiova, the Cathedral in Galaţi (together with architect Ştefan Burcuş), the Casino and the „Palace” Hotel in Sinaia, the Palaces of Justice in Botoşani and Buzău.

  • Issue Year: 8/2015
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 381-396
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Romanian