The colourful apartment buildings of Tirana, Albania

From the Flickr caption: “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…”

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The colourful apartment buildings of Tirana,” photo by Flickr user daviduf, 21 May 2007 :: via Buenos Aires Photographer

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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