Kastello. Palaces of the Roma in Romania

Kastello. Palaces of the Roma in Romania presents an architectural phenomenon taking place in Romania especially, within a marginal culture. The book intends to analyze this cultural phenomenon, typical of the Roma community, from several perspectives, in order to obtain a larger picture of a surprising style, that has the potential to evolve into a form of architecture. The photos are accompanied by comments made by architecture critics, sociologists, anthropologists and by several members of the Roma community. The purpose is to present aspects of the community's daily life, mirrored by their architectural expression.

Published by igloo Media, 2008