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Rossi, L., Janku, E., Stevens, J., 2017.

Landscape in Fragments: A study of an Albanian landscape corridor from Shkodra to the Adriatic Sea.

Output Type:Conference paper
Presented at:ACSA Fall Conference | Crossings Between the Proximate and Remote
Publication:ACSA Press
Venue:Marfa, TX
Dates:12/10/2017 - 14/10/2017
Pagination:pp. 78-86

The Albanian landscape is fractured into paradoxicalparts. These fragments are palatable to the eyeduring the drive from the city of Shkodėr to theAdriatic coast along Rruga Shkodėr - Velipojė. Asone leaves the dense urban environment of Shkodėrand crosses the confluence of the Drin and BojanaRiver the landscape opens up to a vast horizontalplain of agriculture. Behind is the city of Shkodėr - aplace rapidly developing through what local scholarsand architects refer to as turbo urbanism. Ahead,the plain lies the agricultural ruins of the failed communist government.