Stefano Boeri Architetti wins the competition for three new public schools in Tirana

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Schools designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti will rise in Tirana: three innovative architecture dedicated to pre-university education, that conceive the cultural path as an open social venture.

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The three structures will host five schools which are open every day of the year, 24 hours a day, and welcome students of any age. The three schools will be constructed, as envisaged by the Tirana Master Plan, in the north-west quarter of the Albanian capital, in the areas of Don Bosco, Kodër-Kamëz and Shqiponja Square.

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The project is inspired by an innovative vision of the social and cultural function of the education system. The project of the Schools for Tirana extends over a total surface of 29,609 m2. It is composed of the Don Bosco School Complex, with nursery, pre-school education, middle school and high school (9,812 m2).

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The Kodër-Kamëz School Complex, with nursery, preschool education, middle school and high school (11,898 m2), and the Shqiponja School Complex, with nursery, pre-school education and middle school (7,898 m2). Source by Stefano Boeri Architetti.

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Elevations
  • Location: Tirana, Albania
  • Architect: Stefano Boeri Architetti
  • Partner: Stefano Boeri
  • Project Director: Francesca Cesa Bianchi
  • Project Leader: Carlotta Capobianco, Jacopo Colatarci, Julia Gocalek
  • Project Team: Jona Arkaxhiu, Orjana Balla, Daniele Barillari, Moataz Faisal Farid, Yulia Filatova, Paolo Russo, Mario Shilong Tan, Elisa Versari
  • Client: PPP Agikons Construction Company – Municipality of Tirana
  • Year: 2018
  • Images: Courtesy of 54words

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