Allotment Gardens: Change Or PerishCharlotte Malterre-Barthes

Charlotte Malterre-Barthes is an architect and urban designer. She is involved in research and teaching at the chair of Prof. Dr. Marc Angélil since 2011, and is currently completing a doctoral degree on Food and Territories, with Egypt as case study. She directed the cycle on Egypt (2014–16) of the MAS in Urban Design, investigating formal and informal urban dynamics of Cairo.

Charlotte studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Marseille and at the Technische Universität in Vienna. She obtained in 2008 a Master of Advanced Studies in Urban Design at the ETH. She has lectured and taught workshops at the Architectural Foundation in London, the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, the University of Ss. Cyrill and Methodius in Skopje, the University of Seville, Hong-Kong University, ZhdK, FCL Singapore, and with the AA Visiting School in Alexandria, Egypt.

She is co-editor of Housing Cairo: The Informal Response and The Book, The School, The Town, with Prof. Dr. Marc Angéli and Something Fantastic (2016, 2013, Ruby Press), and published numerous articles in various magazines including AD, San Rocco, trans. Works of the MAS which she curated have been exhibited at the Bi-City Biennale in Shenzhen, at the Egyptian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, and at the constellation’s exhibition at arc-en-rêve, Bordeaux.