Skender Luarasi

Skender Luarasi specializes in integrative architectural design, computation and ideogramming, particularly as they intersect with aesthetic experience, subjectivity and taste. He is a practicing architect whose design practice is based in Boston and Albania. Luarasi earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology and his Master’s in Architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Before he joined the RISD faculty, Luarasi taught at UMass Amherst and at Washington State University. He has worked as a designer for dEcoi Architects/MIT Digital Design Group, Kennedy & Violich Architects and Finegold + Alexander Associates. Luarasi has participated in national and international design conferences and published a series of articles in the Haecceity Journal and the A+P Forum Journal. He has also lectured at MIT and at Polis University in Tirana, Albania.

  • BARC, Wentworth Institute of Technol
  • MARC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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