Sundus (*1988) obtained a Bachelor Degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Architecture department, Helwan University in 2010 after she graduated from the German School in Cairo in 2005. She has 3 years of work experience, 2010-2013 through Iwan Design Office as an Architect, where she worked on various design projects in Real Estate development and consulting. She also helped establish IWAN CRAFTS a new branch to the company partnering up with a four-generation family business of original craftsmen to create ETQAAN, a brand which caters the passion for authentic Arabian art and vast appreciation for an almost extinct craft with the aim of preserving traditional crafts and valuable heritage. In 2013 she worked for 6 month with Dr.Mona Zakaria design office on an upgrading project of El Assal Shubra, one of Cairo’s oldest informal areas .From 2013 till 2015 she returned to academia through her position as a Teaching Assistant at the German University in Cairo, where she worked on several design studios, urban design, Housing and the Cairo Going Green seminar. In parallel, Sundus worked with Megawra- Built Environment Collective an Egyptian non-profit organization that seeks to strengthen the sense of community between practitioners, academics and students of architecture and urbanism as the head of art and theory group. She participated in several workshops on development issues in Cairo and Milan, as well as working on a research on “The contribution of the public sector in providing low income housing Case Study: Haram City”, contributed in several architecture competitions and recently worked with the giz on a consultancy project on eco-tourism in Egypt.