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Save or Cancel is looking to reactivate CAPITOL through multidisciplinary processes, investigating its history, questioning its current state and potential for the future.

Open Call Design Capitol set out to find a design system that is expressive, adaptable, and sustainable.

We’d like to thank all the participants for their refreshing ideas and comments.

Please, visit to find and vote your favourite entry and join us Saturday, at CNDB, as we announce the winner and talk to inspiring guests about heritage.

Selection of the winning idea:
– 1/3 public online vote.
– 1/3 a jury panel, composed of Alexandru Ciubotariu (Pisica Pătrată), illustrator and muralist // Dragoș Motică (Ubikubi), designer and entrepreneur // Alina Rizescu & Bogdan Ștefănescu (RIZI), design studio // Paul Dunca (#FLUID), dancer and maker.
– 1/3 Save or Cancel, represented by Cristina Popa, social designer // Andrei Racovițan, architect.

The winning proposal will be announced on the 27th of May during the CAPITOL talks at CNDB, where a curated selection of entries will be exhibited.

Find out more about CAPITOL and the re-generation project, here.

The open call is a part of the “hub cultural Cinema / Teatrul de vară CAPITOL” cultural project, co-financed by AFCN.

Organizer: Save or Cancel
Partners: ArCub, CNDB, Teatrul Mic, Cinema Marconi, Carol 53, Monumente Uitate / Arche
Parteneri media: Zeppelin, IQads, Smark, Art7, Iqool, Assamblage, Citatepedia,,,