Iulia Dana Băceanu is an architect who holds analog photography as an important passion. All photos displayed on this page were made by using black and white film. For any other information feel free to use the Ask button

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Black cat with an historic house entrance

Black cat with an historic house entrance

Dérive (noun - french) lit. ”drift”; a spontaneous journey where the traveller leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landskape and architecture attract and move them

Dérive, a photo series designed for a local photography contest

January vs february from my kitchen window

January vs february from my kitchen window

Winter-time stories, with white snowy gardens and warm teas drank by the stove.

The Dacia series

Modernist building with nice detailed balconies

Modernist building with nice detailed balconies

Old man walking through the nothingness created by the demolishion of the Sfanta Vineri neighbourhood during the end of the 80’s. Many historical areas of Bucharest have suffered enormous damage and disappearance under the megalomaniac will to build of the coutrys late dictator. Sfanta Vineri neighbourhood remained unattended as the regime came to an end in 89. Destructured to this day, chaotic building does nothing to help diminish the look and feel of this forgotten area placed in the core of the city.

Old man walking through the nothingness created by the demolishion of the Sfanta Vineri neighbourhood during the end of the 80’s. Many historical areas of Bucharest have suffered enormous damage and disappearance under the megalomaniac will to build of the coutrys late dictator. Sfanta Vineri neighbourhood remained unattended as the regime came to an end in 89. Destructured to this day, chaotic building does nothing to help diminish the look and feel of this forgotten area placed in the core of the city.

Entrance with broken glass sunshade.

Entrance with broken glass sunshade.

Love potion grafitti on a built-up window. The parlour tipe rooms specific of the French School Eclectism architectural style of Bucharests late 1800’s often pose problems to the contemporary need of space. Built-up windows is a tipical thing to come across in Bucharest, as full wall surface is needed in contemporary furnishings.

Love potion grafitti on a built-up window. The parlour tipe rooms specific of the French School Eclectism architectural style of Bucharests late 1800’s often pose problems to the contemporary need of space. Built-up windows is a tipical thing to come across in Bucharest, as full wall surface is needed in contemporary furnishings.

Black cat watching the pigeons in Dionisie Lupu Square

Black cat watching the pigeons in Dionisie Lupu Square

Expressive bucharest strays. They never fail to give me their best fierce looks

Charming miniatural courtyard and house entrance near the Cismigiu Park in Bucharest. In the background you can see the dome of the near-by church.

Charming miniatural courtyard and house entrance near the Cismigiu Park in Bucharest. In the background you can see the dome of the near-by church.

Metallic horn added to a modernist house undergoing renovation.
One must look at the top of the fence and observe the startling choice of using broken glass pieces as a means of protection. Ridiculous details lurch out of so many hidden corners that it makes you ask youself how sick the contemporary society actually is…

Metallic horn added to a modernist house undergoing renovation.

One must look at the top of the fence and observe the startling choice of using broken glass pieces as a means of protection. Ridiculous details lurch out of so many hidden corners that it makes you ask youself how sick the contemporary society actually is…

Unreasonable extension of a house in the vicinity of the Northern Train Station in Bucharest. This built was started and dropped prior to the violent urban planning actions that have been changing the face of this neighbourhood in the last years, leaving the inhabitants with a sour taste of uncertainty. 

Unreasonable extension of a house in the vicinity of the Northern Train Station in Bucharest. This built was started and dropped prior to the violent urban planning actions that have been changing the face of this neighbourhood in the last years, leaving the inhabitants with a sour taste of uncertainty. 

This modernist building is undergoing renovation during the winter-time. The work schedule is thought so as dwelling is not completely removed from the site during the work period, certain apartments being inhabited while others are opened up and the structure is being rebuilt. Seeing the building opened up like this reminded me of the cross-sections that are made when constructions are designed, and gave me the impression of a cyclical state of the architectural object.

This modernist building is undergoing renovation during the winter-time. The work schedule is thought so as dwelling is not completely removed from the site during the work period, certain apartments being inhabited while others are opened up and the structure is being rebuilt.
Seeing the building opened up like this reminded me of the cross-sections that are made when constructions are designed, and gave me the impression of a cyclical state of the architectural object.

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