Arab Women in Architecture Part 1/6- Introduction, Studying Architecture, and Teaching Architecture
"Arab Women in Architecture" is a documentary that has been produced as part of the activities of the 2013 sixth cycle of the Omrania | CSBE Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Design. This 56-minute film features interviews with nineteen Arab architects from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Saudi Arabia. It explores the subject of the practice of architecture by Arab women architects and features stories on their experiences, challenges, and achievements. The film was first screened during the Award's sixth cycle ceremony, which took place on January 7, 2014 at the German Jordanian University's Othman Bdeir House for Architecture and Design in Amman, Jordan.
Architects featured in part 1 include: Leen Fakhoury, Hana Alamuddin, Suad Amiry, Shadia Yousef Touqan; Howayda al-Harithy, Jala Kakhzoumiand; Simone Kosremelli, Nid’a Masannat, Basma Uraiqat, and Rula Yaghmour.
In order to facilitate viewing, the film has been divided into 6 sections. Links to the other 5 sections are found below under related videos.