Ermal Shpuza

eshpuza Associate Professor of Architecture at Southern Polytechnic State University. His research interests span across complex systems in cities, architectural and urban morphology, urban history and design computing. His work is focused on the study of evolution of Adriatic and Ionian coastal cities, interaction between boundary shape and circulation network in buildings and cities, development of descriptive measures of shape, impact of physiography o n s treet networks and effects of building floorplate on daylight and acoustics. He teaches design studios focusing on urban design and environmental systems and courses on research methods, morphology and design, urban design theory and environmental technology. He received his architectural professional degree from Polytechnic University of Tirana, MSc in Architecture from the Bartlett, University College London, and PhD in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology.