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Ashraf Abdalla

Adjunct Associate Professor


Work focuses on the modern architectural movement in Egypt (1939-1959) and its relation to the national and rural questions in Egypt at the time; taught at GSAPP, Columbia University; received the 2019 Buell Center Fellowship for historical research in the built environment, Columbia University; participated in the architectural symposium “Architecture and Representation: The Arab City” at Columbia University (Fall 2014) and the CCCP’s workshop initiative “The Venice Observatory” at the 14th International Architecture Venice Biennale (Summer 2014); has an extensive professional experience in several architectural design offices in both the U.S. and Egypt, including Peter Marino Architect, Eisenman Architects, Ellerbe Becket, and Gamal Bakry & Associates.

PhD candidate in Architecture History & Theory, Columbia University; M.Sc. (CCCP & AAD) from Columbia University; B.Sc. in Architecture from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.