BAZA BAZA
WE OPEN THE CITY
We believe that Bucharest awaits being discovered, recovered and set in motion. For the past few years we’ve all turned to new perspectives, but there’s room for more. The city holds unfathomed forgotten spaces that, once brought into the open, can link the city’s past with its future. We believe in activists, ecologists, programmers, engineers, artists, designers, anthropologists, landscape architects, journalists, cineastes, architects and city planners that can and will work together, to set the basis for a new better Bucharest. Will you join us?

TOGETHER

we wish to form a young, creative, multi-disciplinary professional team whose members responsibly and methodically learn and grow together

WE ARE

two architects, two city planners and a film producer. All five of us have a common goal: to make Bucharest a more open and livable city

BAZA

is an urban initiative set to unleash Bucharest’s latent energies

WE MAKE AND REMAKE / LITTLE IMPROVEMENTS

We intervene in urban spaces, taking on social and cultural issues in ways that improve the city’s texture. This is just a first step. Next, we will be setting up an all-round professional network of young activators that will set Bucharest moving.

we actively research

the city, immersing ourselves in its urban situations.  We look for the questions that start dialogues with the public we then involve into understanding and critically searching for answers and solutions.

we counsel and propose

means to better and promote the city’s livability and urban culture.

we test and intervene

applying the  minimal intervention that generates the largest impact, offering that substantial, but unexplored, improvement.

we educate and podcast

organizing workshops, public debates and guided tours, writing articles and collecting personal stories of the young professionals of Bucharest.

PORTFOLIO

our  factual declaration of ideas and ideals, beginnings and (r)evolutions
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sustainabili_really?

The proposal for a workshop on sustainability, addressing 14 to 16 year olds, came from Club Interact Cișmigiu, themselves highscool students. As the term gets around a lot but is only razingly explained or understood...
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The State Jewish Theatre

Setting a life's story in symbols, and bringing mythology closer through drawings, the artist Jana Gertler and the curator Adrian Buga transformed the foyer of the theatre in a kaleidoscope of colours and light....
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ARTMARK GALLERIES

The ground-floor, four street windows and one entrance of Cesianu Racovita Palace are returned to interacting with pedestrian public space. Setting the formerly unused space with art exhibitions of collections up for sale, the...
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SinCronic

SinCronic was set up as a double exercise, on one hand as a dialogue between ceramic artists and sculptors, and on the other as a space-changing exhibition. The first part took place during the...
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Space Informers

Space Informers, invading Bucharest with informal informative panels, is the 7th workshop of Urban Scenarios for Bucharest. The series addresses 5th year architecture students from Spiru Haret University, being the applied part to the...
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Art Safari 2016

Setting up the Art Safari 2016 exhibition space is the project that launched us, and that we invested in as our manifesto: bringing back to public life the unused spaces of central Bucharest, through...

BLOG – Urban Experience

Our Urban Experience talks gather the stories of Bucharest’s young activators. With the support of our partners, Radio Seven and ART7, we share the personal and professional experience of those who contribute to Bucharest’s urban culture, shape its social communities, and push the city towards an open and responsible development. Their own trails make for Bucharest’s human map, and we are here to connect the dots.

LET'S KEEP IN TOUCH