Amira Solh is an urban planner based in Beirut, Lebanon. She studied Sociology at the American University of Beirut before earning a Masters of Regional Planning from Cornell University. Amira Solh began her career in rural development planning in various Arab countries and at the United Nations Development Program. She headed the Urban Planning Department at Solidere, the Lebanese company for the Development and Reconstruction of the Beirut Central District, until 2018. She is a founding Board Member of the Arab Center for Architecture in Beirut. She was a Fellow with the New Museum’s IdeasCity program in Arles, France. Amira Solh is now a cultural heritage and urban planning consultant. She currently lives between Beirut and Barcelona.
Updated November 2020