Sheshi Skanderbeg Pyramid

51N4E's design for Sheshi Skanderbeg

In 2009, then mayor Edi Rama announced an international competition for the rehabilitation of Skanderbeg square. The winner was 51N4E, a Belgian architecture firm, who redesigned the square as a pyramid with a very low incline. The project was, however, never realized. After years of stagnating renovation according to some plan financed by the Emir of Kuwait, current mayor Lulzim Basha completed the remaining work within a month after his election, in a display of political muscle to Tirana’s inhabitants

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