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Omar Nagati

Omar Nagati is a practicing architect and urban planner, and the co-founder of CLUSTER, an urban design and research platform downtown Cairo. He studied at UBC Vancouver and UC Berkeley, and adopts an interdisciplinary approach to urban history and design, focusing on empirical research and the critical mapping of urban informality. Omar teaches part-time Urban Design Studio at the MSA University in Giza and is currently a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield, UK. Nagati is co-author with Beth Stryker of Archiving the City in Flux (2013) and Street Vendors and the Contestation of Public Space (2017), and co-editor of Learning from Cairo (2013), and Creative Cities: Reframing Downtown Cairo (2016). clustercairo.org

Website: clustercairo.org