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Skanderbeg Square in Skopje / qb Arkitektura + BINA + Besian Mehmeti Architects

Urban contextThis project represents a fragment from the competition winning proposal for the Skanderbeg Square in Skopje, Macedonia. Phase 1 and 2 are completed and phase 3 is in process.

© Rilind Hoxha

Architects: BINA, Besian Mehmeti Architects, qb Arkitektura

Location: Skopje, Macedonia

Lead Architects: Betim Zeqiri, Bekir Ademi, Besian Mehmeti

Consultants: Urban Steel Engineering

Area: 9500.0 m2

Project Year: 2017

Photographs: Rilind Hoxha, Betim Berisha

© Betim Berisha

Urban context
This project represents a fragment from the competition winning proposal for the Skanderbeg Square in Skopje, Macedonia. Phase 1 and 2 are completed and phase 3 is in process.
© Rilind Hoxha

The main objective of the project is to integrate the area above the boulevard as an extension of public urban spaces, that is, their qualitative and quantitative expansion. Skanderbeg Square becomes part of a number of thematic squares on the main pedestrian axis in the city; along the Macedonia Square through the Stone Bridge, all the way to the historic Old Bazaar.

© Rilind Hoxha

Architectural concept
The plateau of the square is intended exclusively for public events. Its placement allows easy and unimpeded overcoming of the Boulevard beneeth when transiting from the historical city tissue to the modern city core and vice versa. On the other hand, the intervention with its prese...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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