Courtyard House
Scutari, Albania

This private home and artist’s studio/ exhibition space in the historic center of Scutari is built on an old parcel of land that also contains a 19th century Ottoman house. Mindful of the development pressures that have led to the destruction of the area’s historic fabric, the architect designed the new building to fit in with the old, restricting the height to two storeys and using local materials such as river stone and terracotta tiles in keeping with the surrounding architecture. The horseshoe-shaped building uses wood-framed windows and balconies to create a relationship between exterior and interior space and a courtyard garden affords privacy.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

1 Rruga At Gjergj Fishta, Scutari, Albania
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Completed 2014
431 m²
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