JA Joubert Architecture, a Rotterdam-based architectural office, has won first prize in an international competition for a new neighborhood in Tirana, Albania.
Invited by a private developer, JA Joubert Architecture decided to break with standard sub-urban development by proposing an integral solution for building and parking, directly linking them to the terrain conditions, thus creating a new community for different (age) groups, with sports and health facilities, set within a continuous green park with beautiful views to the city and Tirana lake.
Project name: Park Life
Assignment: Master plan
Location: Tirana, Albania
Size: 51,300 sqm + 14,000 sqm parking garage
Status: Invited competition, 1st prize, realisation 2010 - 2012
Principal architect: Marc Joubert
Project team: Jeroen de Loor, Marian Dusinsky, Alessandro Guida, Kim Byungchan