Llazar Kumaraku

Llazar Kumaraku

Doctor of Science in Architecture

LLAZAR KUMARAKU

Departament
Scientific Research
Contact:
Llazar_kumaraku@universitetipolis.edu.al

ACADEMIC PROFILE

Llazar Kumaraku is an architect and lecturer at Polis University. He completed his Master of Science in Architecture at the University of Rome Sapienza in 2009 and in 2014 he completed his PhD at the same university. He is currently the Director of the Scientific Research Department at Polis University. Llazar Kumaraku was Visiting Professor at TU-Graz from October 2019 to March 2020. He has also been Visiting Professor at the University of Molise in Italy and U-Minho in Portugal. He has published for (H)ortus-Sapienza in Italy, AP Forum and Polis Press in Albania and U-Minho in Portugal. In 2019, he published the translation from Italian to Albanian of Franco Purini’s book “Comporre l’Architettura”
His research profile is oriented towards theoretical issues of architecture and investigates the identity of this discipline as a science independent from other disciplines, analyzing the principles and instruments of architectural/urban design. His research objectives are to define design techniques and instruments that aid architectural composition, basing them on the structural analysis of figurative aspects of construction. His research objectives are to define design techniques and instruments that aid architectural composition, basing them on the structural analysis of figurative aspects of construction.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

RUSI I, KUMARAKU L (2022). Stereotomic and Tectonic Architecture from Structural Point of View: Case of a Single 10-Story Perforated Shell Structure.. CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE, vol. 10, p. 1494-1504, ISSN: 2332-1091, doi: 10.13189/cea.2022.100419

KUMARAKU L (2021). Global Architectural Fascism (GAF): The extreme case of Mvrdv projects in Tirana. FORUM A+P, vol. 23, ISSN: 2227-7994

KUMARAKU L (2021). Innovative Urban Design Strategies for a Traditional City. The Case of Gjirokastra. . In: (a cura di): Aliaj B, Rossi L, RETHINKING GJIROKASTRA Can architecture and city planning stimulate hope and growth for shrinking cities. OBSERVATORY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN, vol. 7, p. 252-262, TIRANA:Universiteti Polis Press, ISBN: 9789928347046

KUMARAKU L, HOXHA E (2021). Destruction in Architecture. In: (a cura di): Nepravishta F: Maliqari A, , Modernisation and Globalization: New Paradigms in Architecture, City and Territory. . p. 47-56, Napoli:La scuola di Pitagora editrice, ISBN: 978-88-6542-814-6