Samaher M. Soliman

  • Role in Center:

    Junior Researcher

  • Discipline:

    Architecture and Urban Design

  • University:

    Technische Universität Berlin

  • Country:


Biography: Creating healthy urban spaces that promote urban life quality has been Samaher’s ultimate goal since she earned her B.Sc. in Architecture from Misr International University – MIU (2010-2015). She completed her M.Sc. in Urban Design: Revitalisation of Historic City Districts from Brandenburgische Technische Universität & Alexandria University (2016-2018). She has been working since graduation in academia, currently as an Assistant Lecturer at MIU, and in her freelance practice as an architect, urban, landscape and interior designer. She is also currently a PhD candidate at Technische Universität Berlin at faculty I (Humanities & Educational Sciences) at the institute of Art History & Historical Urban Studies. Samaher intends to continue travelling the world to explore, work, learn, and immerse herself in the discipline to create the best architect and urban designer she could be.

Research Topic: The Impact of Planning, Culture & Time on Public Open Spaces: A Participatory Approach for adapting a 15-minute City Concept in Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Urban Design
  • Public Open Spaces
  • Participatory Urban Design
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Inclusive Cities

Prizes & Awards:

  • Master’s Degree Zizinia Grant of EGP 100,000 – (2016)
  • GCSMUS (Global Centre of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability) 6-month scholarship – (2020)