Muneerah Alrabe recently completed her SMArchS degree in the Department of Architecture through the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University and has professional experience in the field of architecture and design in Kuwait and Germany. Her interests lie in studying the intersection of politics, sociology, economics and design in the Arab World. As a student of AKPIA, she intends to investigate the current and past political decision making processes to understand their impact on urban form and urban life within the Arabian Gulf. She is particularly interested in the affect of political collaborations on the urban form of Kuwait City and similar neighboring cities in the region.
2016 SMArchS Thesis: Spatial Practice: The Politics of “Activating” Public Space in the State of Kuwait
Areas of Interest
Economic Development, Islamic Architecture, Public Participation