Daily Picture 7-Feb-10: Neo-Romanian Style “Ogee”

Neo-Romanian style "broken arch" or "Islamic ogee"-like widows, inspired from the Ottoman Balkan church and mosque architecture, adorning an early 1930s grand house in Victoria area, Bucharest. (©Valentin Mandache)

The main windows on a Neo-Romanian style houses are often designed as a triptych, as is the case in this example, an allusion to the divine trinity of the Christian religion.

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I endeavor through this daily image series to inspire appreciation of the historic houses of Romania, a virtually undiscovered, but fascinating chapter of European architectural heritage.

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