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National Romanian (Neo-Romanian) Style Architecture (8) » Geology Museum (1908), architect Victor Stephanescu, Bucharest

March 10, 2013

Geology Museum (1908), architect Victor Stephanescu, Bucharest

The historic building of the Geology Institute was completed in 1908, a few years before the opposite Peasant Museum. Designed by the Romanian architect Victor Stephanescu, it was one of the first state-funded public edifices built in the recently emerged Neo-Romanian style, aiming to create an image of national identity.

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