The work that won the contest for the Bucharest logo has been disqualified. The decision was announced on Thursday by the Bucharest City Hall and is motivated by the similarity with an already existing logo.
Bucharest City Hall has decided to disqualify Narcis Teodor Lupou’s work, given the great similarity to the one of Taipei.
“Following the public signals regarding the great resemblance of the winning logo and the one of Taipei, the organizers have decided to disqualify Narcis Teodor Lupou’s paper. All contestants declared on their own responsibility that the papers presented are original,” the city hall announced on Thursday in a release.
According to the municipality, the jury will designate another winner in the coming period, as stipulated by the competition regulations.
Bucharest Cityl Hall announced on May 3 that Narcis Teodor Lupou, a 32-year-old designer from Timisoara, has won the contest for Bucharest’s representative logo.