Landscape Architecture, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Jun  2018, Pages 14-23; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

New Transformations of the Architecture of the Apartment in the Suburbs of Tirana after the 1950s

Landscape Architecture, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Jun  2018, Pages 14-23.

DOI: 10.31058/

Manjola Xhaferri 1* , Mirela Tase 2

1 Department of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Low, Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës, Durrës, Albania

2 Department of Tourism, Faculty of Business, Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës, Durrës, Albania

Received: 5 January 2018; Accepted: 27 February 2018; Published: 6 March 2018

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The purpose of this paper is to point out some important elements of Tiranas change of apartment during the second half of the 20th century. Focusing on the type of traditional dwelling on the outskirts of Tirana, it should be noted that the basic characteristic of this province is the type of dwelling with a fire house in the center along the two floors, which is also referred to as Tirana dwellings due to the large spread that has taken. Referring to the changes after the 50s of the 20th century, we see that we have a complete transformation of the apartment, from the architecture of construction, positioning and furnishing. In this paper I will try to give some features that are directly related to the transformations that have been made to the Tirana apartment, especially the rural areas.


Transformation, Architecture, Apartment, Surroundings, Tirana


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