Tirana: a capital city transformed by the Italians

  title={Tirana: a capital city transformed by the Italians},
  author={Patrizia Capolino},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={591 - 615}
  • Patrizia Capolino
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Planning Perspectives
  • The city of Tirana was transformed into a capital city between 1923 and 1943. This transformation took place during a period when there was close collaboration between Italy and Albania and can be divided both by political history and architectural styles into two stages: first, under the monarchy of the Albanian King Zog and then the actual annexation of Albania by Italy at the time of the Second World War. The first stage, from 1920 to 1939, began with the proclamation of Tirana as the… CONTINUE READING
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