Malterre-Barthes is an architect, urban designer, and contemporary scholar. Principal of the urban design practice OMNIBUS, she collaborated with Balkrishna Doshi and Rudy Ricciotti, among others. She directs the MAS Urban Design at the Chair of Marc Angelil since 2014, and holds a PhD from ETHZ on 'Food Territories' and the effects of the political economy of food on the built environment, with a focus on Egypt. She is currently guest professor at TU Berlin investigating and challenging the mechanisms of real-estate development of the German capital.
She is curating the XII Architecture Biennale of Sao Paulo in 2019 with Ciro Miguel and Vanessa Grossman. With Marc Angelil is a co-author of Housing Cairo: The Informal Response and Cairo Desert Cities (Berlin, Ruby Press), and is a founding member of the Parity Group, a grassroots association committed to improving gender equality in architecture. Her latest publications are Some Haunted Spaces in Singapore (Edition Patrick Frey, 2018) with Marcel Jaggi and Eileen Gray: A House under the Sun (Nobrow, May 2019) with Zosia Dzierzawska.
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