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|
|Dates:||12/10/2017 - 14/10/2017|
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.