Shimaa Shaheen is an architect and researcher in Architecture, Heritage Conservation, and Site management. She is the Tarek Waly center Architecture and Heritage director, working mainly as a heritage conservation consultant for many governmental and private institutions. Through her work, Shaheen and her team pursue their course in raising awareness and shedding light on key issues regarding heritage in Egypt. For around 20 years, Shaheen participated in many projects in architectural design, urban planning, heritage conservation, and Heritage sites development and management. Shaheen has researched and written about architecture, Heritage, and urbanism in Egypt as well as on the problematic issues that face the development of Arab culture in general. She directed for five years The Tarek Waly center journal.
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