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    BIOGRAPHY

    (1892 - 1987)
     
    Academic/specialized studies
    1920 - Graduated from the Superior School of Architecture in Bucharest.


    PROJECTS


    COMPLETED PROJECTS
     
    Urban planning and landscaping projects
    ? - The systematization of the town of Sf. Gheorghe.
     
    Architectural projects
    1923 - House, 27 Olteni Street, Bucharest, in collaboration with Grigore Cerkez, demolished in 1986;
    1924 - Designed the first block of flats in Calea Victoriei, working for „Construcţia Modernă”;
    1927-1936 - The “Green” District City Hall (now sector 1 City Hall) in collaboration with architect George Cristinel, 9 Banu Manta Street;
    1927 - House (J. Czernovitzer House), Sf. Ştefan Street, Bucharest, in collaboration with L. Teodosiu;
    1927 - Villa in the Neo-Romanian (Brâncovenesc) style on Victoriei Blvd., Sibiu. Between the two World Wars, this villa housed the Swedish Consulate in Sibiu;
    1929 - Villa, 49 Calea Dorobanţilor;
    1930 - Ion Săbăreanu Mansion, in Domneşti-Pufeşti;
    1931 - Petrescu House, Cornelia Alley, Bucharest;
    1931-1933 - Teodorescu Apartment Building, 22 Popa Tatu Street, Bucharest;
    1933 - The Officers’ Circle Palace in Cluj, the Army House;
    1933-1934 - Domenii Commercial Galleries and Marketplace;
    1934-1935 - The City Hall in Piaţa Amzei (which includes a small theatre) and the administrative buildings nearby;
    1935-1936 - The “Yellow” District City Hall, Bucharest;
    ? - St. Morărescu-Adria House, Bonaparte Park, in collaboration with architect L. Teodosiu;
    ? - The Pharmacy School in Bucharest, in collaboration with architect L. Teodosiu.

    Editorial activity
    1971 - The chapter on the Romanian architect Cristofi Cerchez in Mari arhitecţi, co-authored by Cristina Cerchez Colbazi (Cristofi Cerchez’s daughter), Editura Meridiane, Bucureşti.

    Awards and distinctions
    1924 - Second Prize in the Năsăud Boys’ Boarding School Competition, for a project whose motto was  Coşbuc, done in collaboration with architect L. Teodosiu; the prize was 20,000 lei;
    1925 - First Prize for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Iaşi;
     ? - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timişoara;
    ? - Făgăraş City Hall, in collaboration with L. Teodosiu;
    1926 - Second Prize for the Municipal Palace project,  Bucharest.


    BIBLIOGRAPHY


    Primary sources:

    CELAC, Mariana, CARABELA, Octavian, MARCU-LĂPĂDAT, Marius, Bucureşti - arhitectură şi modernitate - un ghid adnotat, Editura Simetria, Bucureşti, 2005.

    MACHEDON, Luminiţa, SCOFFHAM, Ernie, Romanian Modernism: The Architecture of Bucharest 1920-1940, MIT Press, 1999.

    TEODORESCU, Sidonia, BÂRSAN, Andrei, NICULAE, Raluca, ŢELEA, Vasile, Dicţionar al arhitecturii româneşti moderne (sec. XIX, XX, XXI), letters (A-C), the Union of Romanian Architects, Bucureşti, 2012.
     
    Secondary sources:

    Arhitectura magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, Year III, 1924.

    Arhitectura magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, 1925.

    Arhitectura magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, 1926.

    Arhitectura magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, 1931-1933.

    Arhitectura magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, 1926.

    Arhitectura. Trimestrial de arhitectură şi urbanistică, magazine, Society of Romanian Architects, Bucharest, 1940.

    Webography:
    http://www.imobiliare.ro/lifestyle/un-conac-pentru-boierii-de-azi-vila-brancoveneasca-in-sibiu-renovata-si-restaurata_db/