Rudina Breçani is an Albanian architect, awarded by Epoka University as the best graduating student of the Department of Architecture for the class of 2017. She has cultivated her academic proclivity by engaging in scientific research in her spare time and in the two years since graduation she has managed to present in two of the most respected building simulations conferences worldwide - IBPC 2018 in New York and IBPSA 2019 in Rome - among others. Additionally, one of those researches has been published as an original contribution in a high-impact factor international journal: Sustainable Cities and Society, which publishes applied studies with focus on environmentally sustainable and socially resilient cities.
Having always been drawn by all the different facets of her profession, she has previously been employed in the public administration sector as an urban planner, worked as a graphic designer, and surveyed cultural monuments as an intern. Currently she is exercising her diploma as the head architect in a private company in Albania, coordinating projects from building design to strategy drafting in the city and national scale. Simultaneously, she will represent Albania in the 2020 Venice Biennale of Architecture as part of a four-people team with a pavilion and the corresponding research under the overall exhibition theme of “How will we live together?”.