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The Skanderbeg Building (officially known as Tirana’s Rock) is a mixed-use project that – at 85 metres tall and sculpted into the shape of a bust of Albania’s national hero – will be among the world’s largest buildings that double as a figurative sculpture.
Wrapped in curving balconies that form the shape of the head of Skanderbeg, the building will be an iconic landmark at Skanderbeg Square,
The very Centre of Albania’s capital, celebrating and assimilating into the country’s cultural history while giving Tirana a unique identity unlike any other capital city.
At the same time, behind its dramatic visage the building provides well-designed, functional homes in one of the most desirable locations in all of Tirana.
Project Name: Skanderbeg Building (Official name: Tirana’s Rock) Location: Tirana, Albania Year: 2018– Client: ANA sh.p.k., VI&VI sh.p.k Size and Programme: 35,000m2 mixed-use (residential, office, retail)
Architect: MVRDV Founding Partner in charge: Winy Maas Partner: Stefan de Koning Design Team: Ronald Hoogeveen, Stavros Gargaretas, Angel Sanchez Navarro, Katarzyna Nowak, Karin Houwen, José Manuel Garcia Garcia, Renata Tavares Project Coordination: Carla Sitarenios Visualisations: Antonio Luca Coco, Angelo La Delfa Images: © MVRDV Copyright: MVRDV Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries Partners: Co-architect: Atelier Armand Vokshi