Sahar Qawasmi

architest restorer, planner and cultural heritage expert
Sahar Qawasmi has worked as an architect restorer, planner, and cultural heritage expert with Riwaq, Center for Engineering and Planning, and other local and private institutions.
Sahar is a co-founder of Sakiya – Art | Science | Agriculture, an international residency program and research platform in the West Bank village of Ein Qinya. In 2012, Qawasmi coordinated the first edition of Qalandiya International, and co-wrote the first of Riwaq’s Re-Walk Heritage Guidebook series. In 2016, she co-curated the Ramallah Municipality’s exhibition for Qalandiya International III. She was an architecture fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany between 2014 and 2015. Sahar received her bachelor’s degree in architecture from Birzeit University, Birzeit and her master’s in architecture from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.