REVIEW OF THE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2018: ALBANIA

Title Hapësira Zero Space Curator Elton Koritari (EJAlbum) Authors Dorian Tytymçe and Forian Pollo (Varka Arkitekturë), Jurtin Hajro (commonsense.studio) and Enri Leka (Fablab Tirana) Commissioner Mirela Kumbaro, The Minister of Culture of Republic of Albania Location Arsenale   Hapësira Zero Space The Albanian team has interpreted Freespace as the liberation …

Eight doors and 3,600 stories in the Albania pavilion in Venice

The recent transformation of private spaces into semi-public areas represents a new model of urban planning for Tirana, where residents start from the ground floor in the re-conquering of their city.   “Hapesira”, literally “ground floor”, is the key word for the Albania pavilion in the 16th International Architectural Exhibition …

7 PAVILIONS YOU CANNOT MISS AT THE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2018

The 2018 Architecture Biennale in Venice invites its visitors to enjoy Freespace in the broadest sense of the word. This theme has been set by the curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. They asked the participating architects and countries to come up with ideas for the use of public space and to emphasize the role of architecture in the choreography of daily life. During my visit last week, I have seen stunning exhibitions which perfectly translated this concept in an attractive installation. The finest examples for me are the Pavilions of the Holy See, Germany and Albania. On average however, I personally found this edition …

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