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Room A 624
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Iman Charara started working at the Habitat Unit in July 2015. She studied architecture at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and is presently pursuing her Master’s degree at the TU Berlin with a focus on urban planning and theory. Between 2010 and 2013 Iman Charara worked in several architecture firms in Lebanon and Switzerland. Iman’s current research deals with the influence of rapid political influx on urban shifts in the Middle East. Upon moving to Berlin, Iman became part of the refugee-debate in several local initiatives to tackle the socio-political changes from an urban perspective.
Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Planning (M.Sc.), TU Berlin
DesignBuild Studio Cairo, German University in Cairo, European DesignBuild Knowledge Network
2009 – 2013
Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.Sc.), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Habitat Unit, TU Berlin
Mapping Community & Neighborhood Regeneration in Tehran, IUST
Herzog & de Meuron, Basel
Max Dudler, Zurich
Institute for Design, Art and Theory
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe
Polypod Design Studio, Beirut
2013 – 2016
Full scholarship for the Master’s studies in architecture and urban planning with a focus on socio-political debates.
Kölner Gymnasial- & Stiftungsfonds
awarded one-year financial aid as a result of Bachelor achievement .
Deutsche Schule Beirut
awarded one-year internal scholarship for German studies.