Najwa Doughman is currently an Urban Planner at Arup New York, and holds a Master of Urban Planning from New York University. She has a background in architecture, design and international development, and has a keen interest in urban design in relation to spatial and social justice.
She has seven years of experience in architecture, urban design, project management, community outreach, masterplanning, and transport planning.
Key projects include:
The participatory re-design and reconstruction of a destroyed refugee camp near Tripoli, Lebanon
Developing Capital Investment Plans with municipal leaders in Bangladesh
Ongoing research on the social value of land in Cape Town, South Africa
Policy, land-use and economic revitalization strategy report for Chinatown, NYC
Multi-modal station design including: Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station
Additional project samples in urban design, masterplanning, transportation planning, data visualization and concept development available upon request.