Tag Tirana, Albania

The Pyramid of Tirana: transforming a historic monument

13-12-2023

The Pyramid of Tirana: transforming a historic monument

Dutch architectural practice MVRDV has completed an important project transforming an old monument in the Albanian capital. A facility opened in 1988 as a museum about the dictator Enver Hoxha has now been given new life as a vibrant cultural centre and educational facility in the heart of Tirana, demonstrating the great potential of historic constructions in Brutalist style.

MVRDV brings new life to the Pyramid of Tirana

25-02-2021

MVRDV brings new life to the Pyramid of Tirana

Work has begun on the Pyramid of Tirana. The brutalist building originally built as a mausoleum celebrating dictator Hoxha, abandoned for many years, begins a new life as MVRDV transforms it into a multipurpose centre for youth and cultural life in the Albanian capital.

Mario Cucinella Architects - Two new projects in Tirana and Milan underway

25-02-2020

Mario Cucinella Architects - Two new projects in Tirana and Milan underway

International architecture firm Mario Cucinella Architects recently presented a new project for the city centre of Tirana in Albania: the Ekspozita Building. A mixed-use building characterised by an unusual shape, which seems to embrace a public green space. At the same time, the firm signed an agreement for another important project: the so-called City of Health and Research, a centre of excellence to be built in Sesto San Giovanni, in Milan.

Stefano Boeri Architetti's first project in Tirana, the Blloku Cube

13-09-2018

Stefano Boeri Architetti's first project in Tirana, the Blloku Cube

Work has started for building the first project implemented in Tirana by the firm Stefano Boeri Architetti, the Blloku Cube, a multi-purpose building included in the master plan of the Albanian capital designed by the same firm.

Studio Marco Piva Villa in Tirana

02-02-2017

Studio Marco Piva Villa in Tirana

The client’s artworks provided the inspiration for the design of a private home by Studio Marco Piva on the hills southeast of Tirana.

BIG’s

30-05-2011

BIG’s "A Mosque for All" wins a competition in Tirana

BIG has won the competition on invitation for construction of an important Arab cultural centre in Albania, chosen over the studios of Andreas Perea Ortega, Architecture Studio, SeARCH and Zaha Hadid.