Hannah Allawi is an Architect, Urban Designer & Researcher currently pursuing her PhD in Environmental Design at the University of Calgary focusing on the cities of the Gulf Cooperation Council, primarily, Abu Dhabi. She has interned with Amin Taha Architects in London, UK and Atelier Hitoshi Abe in Sendai, Japan and has recently practiced with the firm, Building Design Partnership in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Hannah holds a NAAB accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree with minors in Design Management and Urban Design from the American University of Sharjah, UAE and a Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design from Columbia University, USA.