Skanderbeg Square by 51N4E

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Architects
51N4E. In collaboration with.- iRI, Plant en Houtgoed.
Project Team
Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn, Peter Swinnen, Ulrike Franzel, Valbona Koçi, Griet Kuppens, Tom Baelus, Marc-Achille Filhol, Philippe Nathan, Emmanuel Debroise, Sotiria Kornaropoulou, Alice Babini, Guillem Pons, Charlotte Schmidt, Martin Pujol, Jolein Bergers, Guillaume.
Collaborators
Lighting.- Atelier Jeol. Structural engineer.- Gentian Lipe. Fabric.- Chevalier Masson. Fountains.- Aquafontal & Gatic. Landscape.- Plant en Houtgoed.- Nicolas Vandenplas, Pieter Hollants, Jeroen Deseyn, Vincent Luscomb. Construction management.- iRI (Gent Agolli, Guust Selhorst, Ajmona Hoxha, Ardian Rapo, Olsi Pere, Xhorxh Shkurti)
Contractor
Fusha
Client
Municipality of Tirana
Location
Tirana, Albania
Area
Site surface.- 97,344 m². Built surface.- 90,509 m²
Dates
Invited competition.- 2008. Completed.- 2017 (phase I)
Construction cost
€13,000,000

Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn and Peter Swinner 51N4E

51N4E is a Brussels-based international practice that concerns itself with matters of architectural design, concept development and strategic spatial transformations. It is led by 3 partners: Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn and Peter Swinnen, and at present it is 20 people strong.

The office was founded in 1998 and gained renown through key projects such as Lamot (2005), TID Tower Tirana (2004), C-Mine (2006), Skanderbeg Square (2008). In 2010 Peter Swinnen was appointed Flemish Government Architect.

51N4E has been rewarded with different international prizes for the architectural projects, while it has recently engaged in the development of strategic visions for large-scale urban regions such as Bordeaux (50.000 dwellings), Brussels (Bruxelles Metropôle 2040) and Istanbul (Making City).

51N4E aspires to contribute, through means of design, to social and urban transformation.

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