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Maha Yahya

City planner and historian of architecture by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the for Center Behavioural Research of the American University of Beirut.

She has been consulting for international organizations like the World Bank, United Nations and Parsons Brinckerhoff, in relation to social policies, the management of the cultural patrimony and urban regeneration in countries like the Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia or the Islamic Republic of Iran. Between its publications they emphasize “Let the Dead Dead lamb: Architectural Narrative and Urban Strategies in Table Beirut” in Locating the City: The Idea, Pleases, Politics, and Everyday Practice of the Urban (New York University, 2004).


Has participated in


Civil pleasures, civil wars

Beirut: civil pleasures, civil wars

Urban traumas

Cities and disasters