Author: Bob Jarvis
‘Kunstgeographie’ – the study of the geographical dimension of art is a relatively undeveloped field, at least in English language studies. This article, which is developed from art history research at Sussex University, studies the images of Bucharest in art as it grew from a loosely organised collection of village-like groups to the capital of a new state – over the same period that Romanian art broke away from the religious art of the Orthodox church to become westernised as exchanges with western Europe grew. The growth of Bucharest has been analysed by Guiseppe Cina (2010) in four distinct phases, and these are used as the basis of this analysis.
Author: Gabriel Simion
, Alina Mareci
, Florin Zaharia
and Radu Dumitru
This article aims to map the manner in which the first industrial units crystalized in Bucharest and their subsequent dynamic. Another phenomenon considered was the way industrial sites grew and propagated and how the first industrial clusters formed, thus amplifying the functional variety of the city. The analysis was undertaken using Historical GIS, which allowed to integrate elements of industrial history with the location of the most important industrial objectives. Working in GIS meant creating a database with the existing factories in Bucharest, but also those that had existed in different periods. Integrating the historical with the spatial information about industry in Bucharest was preceded by thorough preparations, which included geo-referencing sources (city plans and old maps) and rectifying them. This research intends to serve as an example of how integrating past and present spatial data allows for the analysis of an already concluded phenomenon and also explains why certain present elements got to their current state.
Author: Mariana Nae
Author Affiliations University of Bucharest, Department of Geography, Bucharest, Romania Email: email@example.com | Full text .pdf | Abstract Social disorganization has become a significant issue for social geography. In addition, the territoriality of urban space is deeply embedded in social relations.…
Author: Radu Săgeată
Author Affiliations Institute of Geography, Dimitrie Racoviţă St 12, 023993, Bucharest, Romania Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract The fall of the communist regime and the demise of the bipolar political order have been factors for the development of globalizing connections on the…
Author: Cristian Ciobanu
Full text .pdf Mental geography appears where human geography meets psychology and studies the perception of space in all its forms. The most common method of analyzing space perception is the mental map, which is an advanced cartographical research technique…