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Who are we?

The Locus Association is a non-governmental organisation that aims to save and promote the cultural, architectural, urban and natural heritage of Romania.

The Project

HerculaneProject is a platform for architectural and social reactivation of the historic centre of Herculane baths through architecture, culture and education. In the long term, the aim of the project is to include the architectural ensemble as a historical monument in the UNESCO heritage.
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Reactivation of the Neptune Baths Architectural Ensemble

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Social & cultural reactivation of the resort

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The Project

HerculaneProject is a platform for architectural and social reactivation of the historic centre of Herculane baths through architecture, culture and education. In the long term, the aim of the project is to include the architectural ensemble as a historical monument in the UNESCO heritage.

Reactivation of the Neptune Baths Architectural Ensemble

Social & cultural reactivation of the resort

Who are we?

The Locus Association is a non-governmental organisation that aims to save and promote the cultural, architectural, urban and natural heritage of Romania.

Our successes

What we have achieved together in three years of activity!

Mass-media

  • € 60,000 raised from civil society and sponsors. 40,000 were donated in 3 weeks.
  • 22,766 followers on Facebook and 3,716 on Instagram.
  • Over 200 media appearances in national and international media.

Projects

  • Two cultural events developed within the project.
  • Two editions of the summer school have been successfully implemented. The third is now in the works.
  • Four cultural events co-organized in Herculane.
  • Two media and fundraising campaigns.
  • Reactivation of Neptune Baths – study of the building, development of technical and economic details, project authorization.

Sponsors, Partners and Fundraising

  • Three projects approved for funding from the Order of Architects Romania and the Prince’s Foundation.
  • We coagulated 3 main sponsors and 8 official partners.
  • We raised 60,000 euros for a monument of national interest – Neptune Baths.

** In the first year and a half, all projects and project initiatives were implemented with 0 funding.

The team, friends and collaborators

  • Our NGO has 24 members
  • Over 40 volunteers
  • Over 25 specialists involved
  • Over 50 friends of the project, who advise us and connect us with different actors
  • Over 2500 individual donors

Landscape / heritage interventions

  • Complete studies on the degradations, archive studies of the monument.
  • A technical project developed to intervene and save the Băile Neptun, a monument of national interest, which has a universal value.
  • An emergency intervention.
  • Two competitions for students for urban insertions in the historical landscape of Băile Herculane.
  • Two pavilions executed by volunteers.
  • A complete urban study of the historic center of the city, which will be used as a basis for an Intervention Guide that we will donate to the state and private investors.

Project presentations

  • Two presentations in Vienna at the invitation of ICOMOS Austria.
  • A presentation in Italy, at the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering in Trento.
  • A presentation of the project within BATRA: Transylvania Architecture Biennial.
  • Presentations and participations within Cities Of Tomorrow, Evenings D’arc, NVJ: See you on Thursday, National Symposium Arch over Time Băile Herculane, Herculane Climbing Open, Faculty of Architecture from Timișoara.

Our successes

What we have achieved together in three years of activity!

Mass-media

  • € 60,000 raised from civil society and sponsors. 40,000 were donated in 3 weeks.
  • 22,766 followers on Facebook and 3,716 on Instagram.
  • Over 200 media appearances in national and international media.

Projects

  • Two cultural events developed within the project.
  • Two editions of the summer school have been successfully implemented. The third is now in the works.
  • Four cultural events co-organized in Herculane.
  • Two media and fundraising campaigns.
  • Reactivation of Neptune Baths – study of the building, development of technical and economic details, project authorization.

Sponsors, Partners and Fundraising

  • Three projects approved for funding from the Order of Architects Romania and the Prince’s Foundation.
  • We coagulated 3 main sponsors and 8 official partners.
  • We raised 60,000 euros for a monument of national interest – Neptune Baths.

** In the first year and a half, all projects and project initiatives were implemented with 0 funding.

The team, friends and collaborators

  • Our NGO has 24 members
  • Over 40 volunteers
  • Over 25 specialists involved
  • Over 50 friends of the project, who advise us and connect us with different actors
  • Over 2500 individual donors

Landscape / heritage interventions

  • Complete studies on the degradations, archive studies of the monument.
  • A technical project developed to intervene and save the Băile Neptun, a monument of national interest, which has a universal value.
  • An emergency intervention.
  • Two competitions for students for urban insertions in the historical landscape of Băile Herculane.
  • Two pavilions executed by volunteers.
  • A complete urban study of the historic center of the city, which will be used as a basis for an Intervention Guide that we will donate to the state and private investors.

Project presentations

  • Two presentations in Vienna at the invitation of ICOMOS Austria.
  • A presentation in Italy, at the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering in Trento.
  • A presentation of the project within BATRA: Transylvania Architecture Biennial.
  • Presentations and participations within Cities Of Tomorrow, Evenings D’arc, NVJ: See you on Thursday, National Symposium Arch over Time Băile Herculane, Herculane Climbing Open, Faculty of Architecture from Timișoara.

Mass-media

  • € 60,000 raised from civil society and sponsors. 40,000 were donated in 3 weeks.
  • 22,766 followers on Facebook and 3,716 on Instagram.
  • Over 200 media appearances in national and international media.

Projects

  • Two cultural events developed within the project.
  • Two editions of the summer school have been successfully implemented. The third is now in the works.
  • Four cultural events co-organized in Herculane.
  • Two media and fundraising campaigns.
  • Reactivation of Neptune Baths – study of the building, development of technical and economic details, project authorization.

Sponsors, Partners and Fundraising

  • Three projects approved for funding from the Order of Architects Romania and the Prince’s Foundation.
  • We coagulated 3 main sponsors and 8 official partners.
  • We raised 60,000 euros for a monument of national interest – Neptune Baths.

** In the first year and a half, all projects and project initiatives were implemented with 0 funding.

The team, friends and collaborators

  • Our NGO has 24 members
  • Over 40 volunteers
  • Over 25 specialists involved
  • Over 50 friends of the project, who advise us and connect us with different actors
  • Over 2500 individual donors

Landscape / heritage interventions

  • Complete studies on the degradations, archive studies of the monument.
  • A technical project developed to intervene and save the Băile Neptun, a monument of national interest, which has a universal value.
  • An emergency intervention.
  • Two competitions for students for urban insertions in the historical landscape of Băile Herculane.
  • Two pavilions executed by volunteers.
  • A complete urban study of the historic center of the city, which will be used as a basis for an Intervention Guide that we will donate to the state and private investors.

Project presentations

  • Two presentations in Vienna at the invitation of ICOMOS Austria.
  • A presentation in Italy, at the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering in Trento.
  • A presentation of the project within BATRA: Transylvania Architecture Biennial.
  • Presentations and participations within Cities Of Tomorrow, Evenings D’arc, NVJ: See you on Thursday, National Symposium Arch over Time Băile Herculane, Herculane Climbing Open, Faculty of Architecture from Timișoara.

Locus Association

contact@herculaneproject.ro
300043 Timişoara, ISHO Complex (building A)
Bd. Take Ionescu 47 B

Cont RON: RO87BTRLRONCRT0421032702
Cont EUR: RO64BTRLEURCRT0421032701

Asociația Locus

contact@herculaneproject.ro/en
300043 Timişoara, Complex ISHO (clădirea A)
Bd. Take Ionescu 47 B

Bank account (RON): RO87BTRLRONCRT0421032702
Bank account (EUR): RO64BTRLEURCRT0421032701