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  Palace of the Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its original name was the House of the People (Casa Poporului), but it was renamed (in the post-Communist era) as the Palace of the Parliament.
Built on the site of a hill variously known as Spirii Hill, Uranus Hill, or Arsenal Hill, which was largely razed for the project, the building anchors the west end of Unirii Boulevard and Centrul Civic.
The building was originally to be known as the House of the Republic (Casa Republicii) and was intended to serve as headquarters for all the major state institutions.
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 Bucharest parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Parliament palace in Bucharest - also called 'Casa Poporului'- is the biggest building in Europe and the second in the world (after the Pentagon).
Ceausescu wanted to build in Bucharest the "Victory of Socialism Centre", and the building was constructed between 1984 and 1989 on the Uranus Hill (also called the Arsenal Hill) according to the plans of a group of Romanian architects coordinated by Anca Petrescu, the edifice is rectangularly shaped, its façade having 270 m.
Its height is of 84 m, and it goes 92 m under ground.
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 Evenimentul Zilei Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
casa poporului / d.a.mihai / 15.07.2006 - 17:53
Re: Casa Poporului / Nu, D-le Coman, nu-i adevarat / 15.07.2006 - 22:54
Casa Poporului / Manola Romalo (DJU) / 16.07.2006 - 3:44
www.evz.ro /article.php?artid=265335   (1309 words)

 Houses of the People ...
The most famous of these buildings is, of course, the "House of the People", Casa Poporului.
Since the slightly mad Ceausescu was afraid that people might shoot at him, there are no apartment blocks nearby, but the building is surrounded by protective barriers in the form of various ministries.
The House of the Free Press (Casa Presei Libere) was formerly known as Casa Scanteii - House of The Spark (the newspaper with the Bolshevik-inspired name).
www.kommiekomiks.com /houses-of-the-people.htm   (518 words)

 Casa Poporului, asa cum o vedem de la birou, simbata seara at Jobsessive: the blogus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Casa Poporului, asa cum o vedem de la birou, simbata seara at Jobsessive: the blogus
Casa Poporului, asa cum o vedem de la birou, simbata seara
Nu m-am putut abtine sa nu plantez o poza cu Casa Poporului, asa cum se vede din biroul nostru.
www.jobsessive.com /?p=115   (168 words)

 Romanian-Portal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Constructia celei mai mari cladiri din Europa, Casa Poporului, a durat doar cinci ani, intre 1984 si 1989.
Casa Poporului se vede de pe Luna, alaturi de Pentagon si Marele Zid Chinezesc.
În Casa Poporului vizitatorul poate vedea peste 3,5 tone de cristal care au fost folosite la constructia candela-brelor.
www.romanian-portal.com /us/ro/article.asp?id=5685   (486 words)

 Parliament Palace (Casa Poporului)- Bucharest, Romania - VirtualTourist.com
The most famous building from Romania, The Palace of Parlament (known universally as Casa Poporului = The House of the People) was buid during the darkest days of the Ceausesu's regime.
The avenue in the center of this stretch, Unirii Avenue (originally called “The Socialism Victory”) was intended as the main axis for former President Ceauºescu’s utopian dreams; this avenue was built to exceed the length of the Champs Elysees by 6 meters.
Situated in the centre of Bucharest, the Parliament Palace, also known as The House of the People (Casa Poporului), is undoubtedly one of the greatest attractions for the tourists visiting the city.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Romania/Municipiul_Bucuresti/Bucharest-520545/Things_To_Do-Bucharest-Parliament_Palace_Casa_Poporului-BR-1.html   (1821 words)

 DAN PERJOVSCHI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After the revolution it became Casa Poporului (House of the People), although it was popularly known as Palatul Nebunului or the Madman's Palace.
This essay contemplates Perjovschi’s position, one that I argue must be considered as a continuation of the process of healing from the trauma of living for twenty-seven years behind the Iron Curtain and under the ubiquitous surveillance of the Ceausescu regime.
In other words, I posit that the social function of the Perjovschis’s collaboration is one of remembrance for the purpose of mourning, and is conducted in acts of resistance that contribute to the reconstruction of Romanian cultural life.
www.perjovschi.ro /pages/art6.html   (8366 words)

 Bucharestaccommodation.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
„Casa Scanteii”: An impressive edifice standing somehow menacingly at the entrance to the capital, it was designed in a Stalinist style after the similar Palace of Science and Culture in Warsaw-Poland.
Palace of Parliament: What is Romania’s most famous building, known as „Casa Poporului” or People’s Palace, was built during the darkest days of the Ceausescu regime.
“Casa Scanteii”-“Casa Presei Libere”: An impressive building standing somehow menacingly at the entrance to the capital, in stalinist style, it was designed by architect Horia Manciu and completed in 1956, one year after the strikingly similar Palace of Science and Culture in Warsaw-Poland.
www.bucharestaccommodation.com /bguide.html   (3430 words)

 Averea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Un caine care a intrat ieri misterios in Casa Poporului a disparut fara urma, dupa ce a strabatut ca o stafie holurile Camerei Deputatilor si ale Senatului Romaniei.
Poate ca fantoma razbunatoare a acestora a strabatut ieri Casa Poporului, cu doar trei saptamani inainte ca la summit-ul francofoniei zeci de sefi de state sa paseasca in edificiul lui Ceausescu.
Potrivit arhitectului Casei Poporului, deputatul PRM Anca Petrescu, cainii vagabonzi ar putea intra in cladire pe la accesele pentru santierele de la subsol sau pe intrarile secundare, sub forma de tuneluri pentru masini.
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 Conference Outline
This research conference is organized to investigate the use of the art event and the contemporary art museum as a political strategy in Eastern Europe.
Since the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu's regime in 1989, this building has become the seat of the Romanian government and since 2004, part of it is in use as a national contemporary art museum.
The visual rhetoric of Casa Poporului was originally designed to impose a national identity, constructed by Ceausescu in the 1980s.
www.museumofconflict.eu /conference.php   (506 words)

 Palatul Parlamentului - Wikipedia
Palatul Parlamentului din Bucureşti, România (cunoscut sub numele de Casa Poporului înainte de revoluţie), ca întindere, este considerat a fi a doua clădire administrativă din lume (după Pentagon), măsurând 270 m pe 240 m, 86 m înălţime, şi 92 m sub pământ.
Numele de Casa Republicii a fost schimbat ulterior în Casa Poporului, iar abia mai apoi în Palatul Parlamentului.
Cu toate acestea, numele de Casa Poporului s-a încetăţenit şi este folosit chiar şi astăzi.
ro.wikipedia.org /wiki/Casa_Poporului   (186 words)

 Casa Poporului / EU Stamps
Casa Poporului / EU StampsScenarios for a dialogue
In this series, a relationship is proposed between the former Ceaucescu regime landmark, the Casa Poporului, its in-house contemporary art museum, MNAC, and the EU, by linking the palace to European museums such as Tate Modern and Louvre.
This stamp series is conceived as part of a scenario (effective as of beginning 2007) where Romania becomes part of the European Union.
www.metahaven.net /index.php?oid=373   (179 words)

 Casa zarela. Casa que canta reviews.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Amazon.com: "Casa Poporului": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In their place, Ceauescu ordered the building of Casa Poporului (House of the People) and the three- kilmeter-long Avenue of Socialist Victory.
Originally christened Casa Poporului, it was later renamed Casa Republicii (Deletant, 1995), 3()8- 13...
This huge white elephant was officially known as the Casa Republicii, then as the Casa Poporului, but more generally as the Casa Nebunului (Madman's House), before taking on its present name.
www.amazon.com /phrase/Casa-Poporului   (495 words)

 ACASA - Dave and Glen's Grand Tour 2005!
A game of Pontoon here, where the house (bank) is won by getting an ace and a face card, in what is otherwise similar to Blackjack.
Romanians all seem to be scrupulous about their home cleanliness, all wearing house slippers (papuci de casa).
Walls are 99% painted a semi-gloss white, and floors a combination of wood parquetry and a terrazo-like material gresie, polished and laquered many times to a rather glaring finish.
www.lyrebirdbowl.com /GrandTour2005/050601Acasa.html   (970 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Esarcu, V.A Ureche si N. Kretulescu au infiintat in 1865 institutia Ateneul Roman cu scopul "inzestrarii poporului cu cunostinte folositoare".
Numele actual l-a capatat de la mai marele peste cismele (cismigiu) care isi avea casa in apropiere.
In 1847 sub indrumarea peisagistului vienez Carl F.W.Meyer au inceput lucrarile de amenajare, iar in anul 1854 a avut loc inaugurarea oficiala.
www.budapestapartments.info /bucarest/tour.htm   (688 words)

 Travelweek - Casa Poporului — tur ghidat demn de Cartea Recordurilor
Casa Poporului — tur ghidat demn de Cartea Recordurilor Autor: Loreta Budin
Vara, în sezon de vârf, Casa Poporului, a doua constructie din lume, ca si marime, dupa Pentagon, are 300-400 de vizitatori pe zi, chiar mai mult.
Turul începe în corpul A al Casei Poporului, la intrarea dinspre 13 Septembrie.
www.travelweek.ro /?articol=19&lang=RO   (598 words)

 Zoot Ştiri: Cesaria Evora a ratat Casa Poporului
Zoot Ştiri: Cesaria Evora a ratat Casa Poporului
Mi-ar placea sa organizeze cineva un turneu in mai multe orase, asa cum s-a intamplat zilele trecute in Rusia, unde am fost in cinci locuri", a precizat Cesaria Evora in cadrul conferintei de presa de ieri.
Tot ieri, diva isi propusese sa viziteze Casa Poporului, insa a preferat, in cele din urma, sa ramana mai mult la masa.
stiri.zoot.ro /cesaria-evora-a-ratat-casa-poporului,171585.html   (350 words)

 Romanian-Portal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dupa ce a blocat Capitala, a trimis bugetarii in concediu si parlamentarii in vacanta, chiar si dupa ce s-a terminat tot se mai vorbeste despre el.
Toata logistica achizitionata de Ministerul de Externe a ramas in Casa Poporului si evident s-a transformat intr-un mar al discordiei.
Televizoare cu plasma, calculatoarele, mobila, instalatiile de sunet, cele de securitate si restul dichisurilor sunt in continuare in Casa Poporului.
www.romanian-portal.com /us/ro/article.asp?id=5476   (453 words)

 Views of a Broken Mirror
It is taken from the bridge near the Eroilor metro stop and also near Casa Radio.
I've been told it is built on purpose to mask the People's House (Casa Poporului).
If you take a photo of the river from Grozavesti, for example, you can still see, somewhere afar Casa Poporului.
www.viewsofabrokenmirror.blogspot.com   (1369 words)

 MNAC as Balkan Wars
Nu pot sa nu imi amintesc acum evenimentul prin filtrul jocului, doar textura difera, si stereotipurile in parte (de artist tanar trendy, artist tanar frustrat, artist tanar celebru, curator, vizitator obisnuit, politician, liftier, servitoare...).
Produsul facut la comanda pe toate rafturile minicase ale poporului impachetate in diferite forme, pictura, video, intr-o lumina crepusculara galbena, analizata de oameni in negru, si vinul care curgea pe scari.
Doar ca proiectul The Making of Balcan Wars propune o plimbare printre imaginile lumii noaste ca si o cura de vindecare, este o colectie uriasa de autoreferinte ale artei din zona balcanica, prin coridoare electronice, printre stereotipuri, printre filmulete, lucrari de arta,...
romania.indymedia.org /ro/2004/11/509.shtml   (601 words)

 Places to Visit > Cities & Citadels > Bucharest > Palace of the Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
However, the project was just nearing completion at the time of
Officially renamed as the House of the People (Casa Poporului), it is now known (in the post-Communist era) as the Palace of the Parliament.
The structure combines elements and motifs from multiple recognized architectural styles, making its classification impossible for architectural critics.
www.earomania.com /places_to_visit/cities_citadels/bucharest/parliament_palace.html   (573 words)

 Holy Bible: Romanian Translation
s'a pogorît la casa împăratului, în odaia de scris a logofătului, unde stăteau toate căpeteniile, logofătul Elişama, Delaia, fiul lui Şemaia, Elnatan, fiul lui Acbor, Ghemaria, fiul lui Şafan, Zedechia, fiul lui Hanania, şi toate celelalte căpetenii.
Atunci toate căpeteniile au trimes la Baruc pe Iehudi, fiul lui Netania, fiul lui Şelemia, fiul lui Cuşi, să -i spună:,,Ia în mînă cartea din care ai citit, în auzul poporului, şi vino!`` Baruc, fiul lui Neriia, a luat cartea în mînă, şi s'a dus la ei.
Împăratul şedea în casa de iarnă, -căci era în luna a noua-şi înaintea lui era un foc de cărbuni aprinşi.
www.ccel.org /ccel/bible/ro.Jer.36.html?bcb=0   (941 words)

 Casa Poporului / Byzantium
In this poster, Casa Poporului, and the ci">
Supported by the Jan van Eyck Academie, Post-academic Institute for Fine Arts, Design and Theory.
In this poster, Casa Poporului, and the city plan of Bucharest, is linked to Byzantium, in a historical re-investigation of former utopian visual languages.
www.metahaven.net /index.php?oid=375   (142 words)

 Romania Fabric Days   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
March 23 – 24, 2007 Bucharest, Casa Poporului
October 17 – 19, 2007 Bucharest, Casa Poporului
October 16 – 18, 2008 Bucharest, Casa Poporului
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 Anunturi cu poze anunturi de mica publicitate vanzari cumparari particulari firme. News
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Aceste bariere auto pot avea brate de la 2.5 la 8 metri fiind o solutie ideala pentru controlul acces auto la parcarile prevazute cu sisteme de taxare.
vind casa, 36 km Bucuresti, constructie noua, tot confortul, ST 1000mp, SC 80 mp,50.000 EURO, tel 0722620701 anunturi...
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 Amen. (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trivia: The Vatican did not give a permission to shoot the film in their buildings.
After searching a scenery of adequate size for the scenes taking place in the Vatican, Costa-Gavras finally chose Europe's largest building, the House of the People (Casa Poporului) in Bucharest.
Some of the outdoor scenes were shot in Mogosoaia Palace, some fourteen kilometers northwest of Bucharest.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0280653   (614 words)

 A red's white elephant: in Ceausescu's palace, gigantism and heartache National Review - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
National Review, June 6, 2005 by Anthony Daniels
THERE is no building in the world more philosophically instructive than the Palatul Parlamentului--formerly the Casa Poporului--in Bucharest.
It is worth going all the way to Romania just to see it, for it has layers of meaning that provide an almost infinite scope for reflection.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_10_57/ai_n15658075   (742 words)

 Cotidianul - Cultura
Santiago Sierra simte vibratii negative la Casa Poporului
Artistul este faimos pentru ca plateste oameni pentru a-i executa piesele, fie ca e vorba de muncitori, imigranti din lumea a treia sau prostituate.
Romania pentru un performance la Casa Poporului, Santiago Sierra a ramas socat de cladirea lui Ceausescu.
www.cotidianul.ro /index.php?id=2429&art=4735   (102 words)

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Pana la sosirea la antrenamentul oficial, autocarul care i-a transportat pe dina...
Mostenire a epocii Ceausescu, piscina pe care fostul sef al statului intentiona sa o faca la Casa Poporului este pe cale sa genereze un scandal la Camera Deputatilor.
Fost arhitect-sef al Casei Poporului, deputatul PRM Anca Petrescu declara zilele trecute ca a fost „resuscitat“ proiectul de finalizare a piscinei.
www.livenews.ro /Article.aspx?ID=301   (571 words)

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