Team : HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates
Client : Tirana Architecture Week
Size : +40 000 sqm
Partner : N/A
Type : Competition
Statut : Proposal
Awards : 1st Prize Tirana Architecture Week 2016
E-CANVAS is an ecological project with the goal to change the hub without any big transformation of existing layout. The aim is to involve lifestyle of people by a sum of little small actions on the Hub. People may see their life change after each action.
Smart study shows that the site is an unpredictable space. It seems at the same time insecure and calm.
DOES E-CANVAS PRESERVED THE HUB?
E-CANVAS transform the hub without lost identity and integrity of people and their culture. It research to high light the characteristics of this quarter by multiplying experiment of a social gathering and green area.
The project intervention consists of the revitalisation of public space by integration of greenery and green lungs; the reinvention of social gathering by the creation of a community area and playing zone for children; the Usage of the roofs to build more ﬂoors and to densify the hub, while produce some amenities. Ultimately, the site can contain more people and oﬀers more convenience too. In the end, don’t forget the restoration and renovation of damaged buildings in the aim to reinsert it into the Great Tirana.