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MVRDV Unveils Mixed-Use Building in Albania Shaped After the Country's National Hero

10 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

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MVRDV has begun construction on Skanderbeg Building, officially known as Tirana 's Rock, a mixed-use project that is sculpted into the shape of Albania 's national hero. The building is wrapped in curved balconies that form the shape of Skanderbeg 's head, serving as an iconic landmark at the Skanderbeg Square in the center of Tirana. Once complete, the project will be one the world's largest buildings that doubles as a figurative sculpture, celebrating the country's cultural history while giving the Albanian capital a unique identity.
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