Enkeleda Tota

Enkeleda Tota

New York, US

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Project Architect with 15+ years of experience as designer and project manager. A solid and verifiable record of achievements in cost and time management from identification to completion, for multiple projects at once.


Lehman College, City University of New York, NY, USA, Project Manager

Campus Planning and Facilities.
Documented project requirements and assisted in preparing project design specifications and request for proposal.

Feb 2018 - current

Tower Holdings Group, HDK Construction LLC,, New York, NY, USA, Project Cost Manager / Estimator

Managed estimates for various Residential, Commercial and Public projects in New York area

Jul 2015 - Feb 2018

StructureTech New York Inc, New York, USA, Estimator

Analyzed blueprints, specifications and other documentation to prepare time, cost, material, equipment and labor estimates for superstructure and masonry in high rise buildings in New York City area.

Jun 2014 - May 2015

“Tota” Architectural Studio, GERI Construction Company Ltd, Tirana, Albania, Principal Architect, Senior Architect

Designed a variety of buildings, commercial properties and residential. Directed and supervised the design and legal implementation of each construction project. Managed all phases of project development from conceptual design to completion.

Apr 2005 - May 2013

Albanian Development Fund, Tirana, Albania, Project Manager, Technical Inspector

Implemented urban infrastructure projects including roads, water supply, sewage, green areas, buildings and urban areas.

Jul 1998 - Jul 2006

“Enigma-K” Architectural studio, Tirana, Albania, Architect, Intermediate Level

Member of the designing team of different commercial and residential buildings, housing and urban studies projects.

Mar 1996 - Jun 1998

“SPA Architectural studio”, Tirana, Albania, Architect, Entry Level

Participated in the design and supervision of the reconstruction of Health Centers.

Jul 1994 - Jan 1996


The Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA , Cost Estimating

Highway, Bridge, Tunnel, Transit & Railroad Engineering & Building Cost Estimating

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA , Green Building

Green Building Guidelines, Environmental Safety

Oct 2014 - Dec 2014

Polytechnic University of Tirana, Faculty of Civil Engineering,, Tirana, Albania, Assessment of Real Estate

Postgraduate Qualification: Assessment of Real Estate

Oct 2009 - Mar 2010

Universita degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Facolta di Sciencze e Tecnologie,, Urbino, Italy, Masters, Preservation architectonical Cultural Heritage

Master: Preservation of archaeological and architectonical Cultural Heritage

Jan 2007 - Dec 2009

Polytechnic University of Tirana, Faculty of Civil Engineering,, Tirana, Albania, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 1989 - Jul 1994


Visiting Professor, Other

Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania.
September 1994 – June 2013 (18 years 10 months)Education

Lecturing “History of Albanian Architecture”


External Adviser, Other

Municipality of Tirana, Albania
October 2001 – December 2002 (1 year 3 months)

External adviser for coordination and management of urban infrastructure project


Licensed Professional Architect, Other

Albanian Ministry of Public Affair Transportation and Telecommunication


Areas of Specialization