Alamira Reem Al Hashimi

Alamira Reem Al Hashimi
Alamira Reem Al Hashimi is an urbanist, architect and historian. She is the first Emirati woman to be awarded a PhD in urban planning and is considered one of the leading researchers on the urban development of the UAE. Dr. Alamira Reem is actively engaged in government initiatives related to strategy and master planning, documentation and preservation of the built environment, knowledge development and outreach, and has over 15 years of local and international experience in urban planning and design. With an extensive research background, she has authored several publications, including Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History, a book that explores and documents Abu Dhabi’s urban development. She regularly shares her expertise on UAE architecture and urbanism, place identity and branding, and urban theory and design at industry forums, conferences and universities around the world. Dr. Alamira Reem has dedicated herself to advancing architectural and planning knowledge of the UAE locally and globally. and has been featured as one of 150 Inspiring Emirati Women (Zahrat Al Khaleej), 17 Emirati women, you need to know about (Emirates Literature Foundation), and five female Emirati writers shaping the country's literary scene (The National). She serves on the Board of Directors for the Emirates Planning Association and the Technical Committee for UAE Modern Heritage.