Publications +

On Urban Futures, The Funambulist, 2020 (upcoming)

The Rewriting of Palestinian Cities, Arab Urbanism, 2019 (upcoming)

Timeless Gaza, Open Gaza, Terreform, 2019 (upcoming)

Stranger City, Journal of Public Culture, 2018

Interview on Perspecta 50, Jadaliyya, 2018

Space of Self-Invention, Jerusalem Quarterly, 2017

Assessing Migration Everywhere, discussion in Constructs, 2017

Perspecta 50: Urban Divides, MIT Press, 2017

Re: LIFTA, Arena of Speculation, 2012



Mahdi Sabbagh is a practicing architect and urbanist. He is co-curator of Palfest, the Palestine Festival of Literature in 2019.  Mahdi was co-editor of Perspecta 50: Urban Divides (MIT Press, 2017), and his work has been published in the Journal of Public Culture, the Jerusalem Quarterly, and Jadaliyya. He holds a Masters in Architecture from Yale.