Speakers

Chairman of the SHARE Tirana 2018

arch. Armand VOKSHI

President at THE ALBANIAN ARCHITECTS’ ASSOCIATION (AAA)

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 ...
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Organizer

Florin MINDIRIGIU

President at PRO EVENT Association

Public events producer with 20 years experience in the events industry of Central and Eastern Europe (Romania, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova). President and founder of PRO EVENT Association, an NPO at the forefront of the cultural and creative festivals and events industry. ...
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Honorary guests

arch. Borislav IGNATOV

Architect at BIGNATOV STUDIO

AWARDS 2014 Stalker Prize 2013 Ministry of Culture Architectural Prize "Golden Century" 2012 Grand Prix of the Bulgarian Architects 2012 Varna Grand Prize for cultural achievements in promoting sustainable architecture 2011 Prize of the Search Architectural Review 2010 Best Residential Architect Award by SI magazine ...
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arch. Martin PANOVSKI

President at THE ASSOCIATION OF ARCHITECTS OF MACEDONIA (AAM)

Education: 2012 – On going – PhD Candidate in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb 1998 – 2001 – B.Sc. in Architectural engineering Faculty of Architecture Ss. Cyril and Methodius University – Skopje, R. Macedonia Work experience: 2012 – On going – RADiUs architects ...
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arch. Astrit NIXHA

President at THE ARCHITECTS’ ASSOCIATION OF KOSOVO (AAK)

Astrit NIXHA founds ANARCH in 2004. Over 20 years of architectural and managerial experience, previously he had owned Atelier Architecture and partnered in NIXHA&PARTNERS. At ANARCH quality comes first. The quality of our work is our number one priority, when it comes to achieving customer ...
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arch. Joni BABOÇI

General Director of Planning and Urban Development at MUNICIPALITY OF TIRANA

Ditjon BABOÇI is a planner, architect and all-around urban enthusiast. He is currently working as the General Director of Planning and Urban Development at the Municipality of Tirana leading a team of 100+ architects, planners and engineers. His previous experiences include stints in the private ...
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arch. Arianit LOXHA

Monitoring Specialist at UN-HABITAT (UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME)

Born in Prishtina in 1969. In 1996 graduated as an Architectural Engineer in Prishtina / Kosova. Since 1994 was engaged as an demonstrator and later as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering (University of Prishtina), lecturing Design of Public Buildings. ...
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Florian Nepravishta

Fakulteti i Arkitektures dhe Urbanistikes, UPT

Full professor and Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Polytechnic University of Tirana. He has many years experience in teaching and design practice. Its practice activity and scientific research have been oriented towards architectural design, housing, adaptation and preservation of historical heritage and urban ...
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prof. dr. Andrea MALIQARI

Rector at POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA

He completed his university studies in 1987 at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Architecture. Has experience in teaching over 27 years as an assistant and later as a professor of computer design engineering professors in the field of architecture and ...
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Special guest

Maurizio Meossi

Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects


Great speaker

arch. Xander VERMEULEN WINDSANT

Director at XVW ARCHITECTUUR

Xander Vermeulen Windsant (born: 1979, Haarlem, NL) Xander Vermeulen Windsant is principal architect and director of XVW architectuur. Xander studied at Delft University of Technology from 1999 to 2004 and graduated with Honours. After working with one of the leading architecture offices in Amsterdam, he ...
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Keynote speaker

Perparim RAMA

Founder & CEO at 4M GROUP

Profile: Përparim Rama, CEO and Founding Director of 4M GROUP, is an award-winning Architect and Conceptual Artist. His distinctly integrated approach and passion for architecture has been presented in numerous media publications: London Building Design Magazine, BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, RAI, The Times Newspaper, The Western ...
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arch. Giuseppe FARRIS

Founder at Studio Farris / Belgium

Giuseppe Farris was born in Cagliari, Italy. He got his master in architecture at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV). In 2001 he moved to Belgium, where he opened his own office Studio Farris Architects In the year 2008 in Antwerp. He won, ...
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Guest speakers

arch. Habibeh MADJDABADI

Owner/ Principal at Habibeh Madjdabadi Architecture Studio/ Iran

Habibeh Madjdabadi, born in 1977, is one of the outstanding architects of younger generation in Iran with almost 15 years of professional experience. Her work has been recognized and awarded and has widely been reviewed by the local and international media. Her artistic exploration goes ...
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arch. Carlo BERARDUCCI

Principal at CARLO BERARDUCCI ARCHITECTURE

Carlo Berarducci Architecture is an awarded architectural firm based in Rome with projects and realized buildings in Italy and abroad. The studio deals with the design at all scales, from architecture and urban planning to the scale of interior and furniture design. With a consolidated ...
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arch. Paolo BRESCIA

Partner at OBR – OPEN BUILDING RESEARCH

In 2000 Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi established the collective OBR Open Building Research to investigate new ways of contemporary living, creating a design network among Milan, London and Mumbai. After working with Renzo Piano, Paolo and Tommaso have oriented the research of OBR towards ...
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arch. Astrit NIXHA

President at THE ARCHITECTS’ ASSOCIATION OF KOSOVO (AAK)

Astrit NIXHA founds ANARCH in 2004. Over 20 years of architectural and managerial experience, previously he had owned Atelier Architecture and partnered in NIXHA&PARTNERS. At ANARCH quality comes first. The quality of our work is our number one priority, when it comes to achieving customer ...
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Jurtin Hajro

Architect/Founder at commonsense.studio

Jurtin Hajro is architect and founder of commonsense.studio, an international office based in Tirana. The studio has a sensitive approach to design, committed to produce spatial solutions rendering emotional prints with the human being at the core. It believes in the cultural contribution to the ...
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Martin Hristov

E-arch Studio, Varna, Bulgaria

arch. Pako RADOVANOVIC

CEO at RADO ENGINEERING

RADO ENGINEERING DOOEL Skopje, company for design, construction, engineering and consulting, was founded in Skopje in 2001. As a member of the Chamber of Authorized Architects and Engineers of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Macedonia, it holds licenses for design ...
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arch. Artan RAÇA

Founder at STUDIO RAÇA ARKITEKTURA

Artan Raça was born in 1964 in Tirana, and graduated from Civil Engineering Faculty of Tirana with a degree in Architecture in 1987. He has worked until 1993 as an architect in the State Institute of Construction and Urban Design Studies, Tirana. After that, he ...
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arch. Ervin TAÇI

Co-owner / Co-CEO at DEA STUDIO

Ervin Taçi (born on 17 February 1974) is an Albanian urban designer / architect. He is the co-founder and creative partner of DEA Studio (Design Engineering Architecture Studio) since 2002. Known for his innovative and ambitious designs and projects, many of his buildings defy traditional ...
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arch. Olsi EFTHIMI

Partner at ATELIER 4

Olsi Efthimi, born in 1978, is one of the newest creative architects of post-communist generation in Albania, with almost 15 years of professional progressive experience designing in medium and large scale residential, social and cultural buildings. Partner of Atelier 4. Extensive background in architecture directing ...
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arch. Besian MEHMETI

Founding architect at BESIAN MEHMETI ARCHITECTS

Besian Mehmeti founded BMA in 2012 after many years of collaborative and free-lance experience in the fields of architecture, urbanism and design. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Skopje and ever since he has been engaged in numerous projects and winning competition designs ...
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arch. Doriana BOZGO BLETA

Co-founder at STUDIO B&L

Doriana BOZGO BLETA is born in 1975 in Tirana. She graduated at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Architecture & Urbanism (Polytechnic University of Tirana) in 1999, with the project topic: Contemporary Art Museum, receiving the title architect. In the period 2001 – 2004 ...
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Company speakers

Edin DALIFI

Application Development Manager at Knauf Insulation


Bojan EFREMOVSKI

Commercial sales at Almakos Klima - Daikin


Victor Kerchev

Regional Sales Manager at Şişecam Flat Glass


Panagiotis Karapanos

Deputy General Manager at Sika Albania Shpk


Olta LEKA

Commercial Sales at Megatek SA


Ivan CHRIST

Green Roof Specialist at ZinCo GmbH