Olesja Lami graduated in 2012 in Albania for architecture and urban design. Her experience as an architect covers from the creative process to the fulfillment of the project, mentioning: design process, project management, site supervision and costs management. She had several collaborations with different architecture offices and Albanian and Italian engineering offices. In 2014 she co-founded a small architecture office in Tirana, called KOarchitecture, together with a college. For a period of two years she was Architect Associate at studioArch4, where she was part of the Team working with international competitions, in collaboration with the London based office AZPML and the Berlin based office ALN Architects.
Olesja was as well involved in academic life, when in 2010-2012 was assigned assistant professor and researcher at Polis University, Tirana, Albania. From 2009-2012 she counts several training and work experiences in the field of architecture, urban design and urban development with institutions such as: Polis University, CO-Plan, IUAV Venice, Technichen Universitet Wien, Karlsruhe University, Metropolis, AVatelier and more. Besides architecture, Olesja is as well associate and Innovation Space Designer at Gconsultancy and Tutor at Albania Innovation Accelerator.
She is now following a second master in Energy-Efficient and Environmental Building Design, at Lund University, Sweden.