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Armad VOKSHI

President
Association of Architects from Albania

Education: 2013 – PhD in Architecture and Urban Design at the Department of Architecture at the University of Florence, Italy. Thesis Topic “Traces of Italian architecture in Albania in the years 1925 – 1943”. 2004 – Graduated in architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Florence, Italy. Work experience: Since 2016 – Head of Department of Urban Planning, in Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Polytechnic University of Tirana. Since 2015 – Assoc. Prof. in Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Polytechnic University of Tirana. Since 2010 – lecturer at Faculty of Architecture an Urban Planning, Polytechnic University of Tirana. Since 2013 – lecturer at University “Lady of Good Counsel”,Tirana 2014-2015 – lecturer at University of Tetovo in Macedonia. 2010-2012 – lecturer at University Polis, Tirana 2005-2009 – teaching assistant at University of Florence, Faculty of Architecture, Italy. Since 2005 – Founder and lead architect of the company AVATELIER, Tirana. Additional professional engagements: Since 2004 – Coordinates a team work participating in numerous competitions in Albania, Italy, etc. Since 2016 – President of Albanian Architects’ Association 2012-2016 – Board Member of Albanian Architects’ Association 2009-2012 – Member of Albanian Architects’ Association Since 2005 – Member of Ordine degli Architectti Firenze Publications: 1) “Il Consolato Italiano a Valona tra storia e architettura”, p. 22-44 ,A cura di Adriana Frisenna, Tirana, 2016 2) “Tracce dell’Architettura Italiana in Albania, 1925-1943”, DNA Editrice, Firence, 2014, Itali, ISBN 9788890927409, A.Vokshi 3) “Tirana fra Fascismo e comunismo. Atrium, L’architettura, i regimi tottalitari e la memoria del’900” / “Architecture, totalitarian regimes and memory in the 20th Centry”, Casa Walden Editrice,Forlì. 2014 4) Milva Giacomelli & Armand Vokshi, “Architetti e ingegneri italiani in Albania”, Edifir Edizioni, Firenze, 2012 5) “Modern and European Tirana. Urban Development plan of Tirana”. (Co-author) Tirana Municipality 6) Art & Trashegimi, article: “The beginnings of a modern Tirana”, Tirana, 2012 7) Ulisse Tramonti & Paolo Di Nardo, Progetti per Scutari: Waterfront Scutari & Waterfront Shiroka, Alinea Editrice, Firenze, 2011 8) Armand Vokshi, Andi Shameti, “Eden Center”, Worldwide Architecture. The Next Generation, Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi, 2010 9) Armand Vokshi, “Verso una nuova architettura albanese“, AND, Firence, 2007 AWARDS: – 2010, Project of Kinostudio, Tirana elaborated with his students, has been selected for the Biennale exhibition of Architecture in Venice – 2011, Competition for the redevelopment of Amendolagine Square, Terlizzi, Bari, Italy, 1st Prize – 2011, Eden Ceter was the best Albanian project for the publication for young world architects under 40. (Worldwide Architecture. The Next Generation) – 2015, Re-designing the New Headquarters of the Supreme Court and the School of Magistrates, Tirana, Albania, Finalist