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Dr Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

Dr Alamira Reem Bani Hashim is an Emirati architect, urban planning, design and development specialist, and author of Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History, the first urban history book to explore and document the course of Abu Dhabi’s urban planning.

She has published numerous pieces in reputed academic books and journals. She regularly shares her expertise on UAE urbanism, place branding and urban design at industry forums, conferences and universities around the world.

In her current role, she is the project manager of the UAE Architecture Initiative, aiming to advance architectural and planning knowledge in the UAE.