Mihai Pienescu

Born in Bucharest, in 1952. Studied architecture and urban planning at the «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urban Planning (back then entitled Architecture Institute) in Bucharest – the Adrian Panaitescu and Constantin Iotzu studios. He obtained his university degree in June 1978. Participant in the DEA Cycle «Le projet architectural et urbain» – l’Ecole d’Architecture Paris-Belville, 1993–1994. In March 1990 established in Bucharest, together with Cristina Ene, the «AD5+» architecture agency. From September 1990 he has carried out his professional activity in France. Since March 1995, he has had his own architecture studio «AAA» – atelier d’architecture et d’aménagement – Paris. He is the author and co-author of more than 60 projects and buildings constructed in Romania, France, Liban, Finland, Great Britain, Germany. Member of UAR and OAR – Bucharest subsidiary (Romania), OA–IDF (France). Co-founder of Arhitext magazine (Bucharest, March 1990). Published articles in magazines such as Arhitectura, Arhitext, Arta, Alternativa, Observatorul Cultural, Respiro. Contributions to «Lexicon de arhitectură și construcții», Editura Tehnică, Bucharest, 1980–1982.