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  • Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    on Apr 16, 14 • in Architecture, History, Management, News, Preservation, Restoration, Romania • with Comments Off on Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    The villages of Romania, particularly those in Southern Saxon Transylvania, are a unique survival. These villages, the hay meadows and the forests which surround them are a last outpost of a central European Medieval landscape, forming a vast and extraordinary ensemble stretching for 100 miles from East to West, and about 60 miles from North to South. The architecture is of very gentle and unique nature, or was until recently, built using stone from the nearby hills, lime from local kilns, oak from the deep forests and handmade bricks and tiles by the Romanians who

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