The colourful apartment buildings of Tirana

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    Tirana's mayor, Edi Rama, is a former artist and he decided to brighten this bleak, grey, post-communist city by subsidizing paint and ordering a number of buildings painted in bright colors and often strange patterns. The result is both wonderful and strange and gives a "Lego" look to what could otherwise be seen as an ugly, dull capital...

    A great New Yorker article on Rama and Albania:
    www.tirana.gov.al/?cid=2,58,413

    gregoreverb, Magga Sigga, K. Moriarty, and 36 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Valon Bllaca 73 months ago | reply

      shum po me pelqen ...ka bere mir edi rama

    2. vinny1302 73 months ago | reply

      Edi Rama is the biggest idiot Albania have!

    3. www.urbanreinventors.net 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Urban Reinventors Image Archive, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. bevansusan [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      this is delightful.

    5. wu_ming 68 months ago | reply

      Yes. I see it is very Lego like.

    6. Khun Shaun (ชอร์น) 66 months ago | reply


      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Travel on 5 Photos a Day, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Please tag photo: 5PhotosaDay

    7. thais fujarra 63 months ago | reply

      Wow !!! So cool !

    8. nolisj 58 months ago | reply

      nice color patterns

    9. Dona Minúcia 54 months ago | reply

      Hi,
      This image - and all others on this subject, "collections, lots of (whatever), miscellaneous, patterns, textures, persevering and/or very detailed studies images etc." - would be lovely on our very new group, called ALL COLLECTIONS

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      It would be adorable have your artwoks on that subjects there.

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