Bardhyl Rama, Int’l Assoc AIA (1976), graduated from Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Prishtina. Has been working for International organizations for over 15 years. In his studio, he has done a lot of designs to include: individual residential buildings, multistory apartment buildings, sport centers/swimming pools, war memorials, restaurants, small commercial buildings etc. He is member of several professional organizations: AIA-American Institute of Architects & AIA Europe Chapter, ASCE, NIBS, IAPMO, APWA, CIBSE YEPG (Steering Committee member – Eastern Europe Regional Officer). Participated in several AIA Conferences such as: Hamburg, Lyon, London, Paris, and Milan.
Currently serving as Eastern Europe Section Director for AIA Europe Chapter Board of Directors – coordinating events and activities promoting AIA and AIA Europe in Eastern section.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) was founded in 1857. It is based in Washington, D.C. There are more than 85,000 members (licensed architects and associates). The AIA is governed by a Board of Directors. The AIA influences government practices that affect the practice of the profession. Sets the industry standard in forms and contracts used in the design and construction industry. Hosts the annual AIA National Convention. There are over 300 local and state Chapters.
AIA Continental Europe –The Chapter’s administrative HQs are in Paris. It was chartered by the Institute on 8 Feb 94. There are AIA, Int’l Assoc. AIA, and Assoc. AIA members. Sections of the Chapter: France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Licht., Northern Europe, Southern Europe and Eastern Europe. AIA Europe usually holds two annual conferences (holds: lectures, presentations, and site visits of the well-known architects’ projects)