Climate Cartographies

Climate Cartographies
exploring the longue durée of climate change

Sweden, Bahrain
Atelier Suha Hasan (ASH) was founded in Stockholm, Sweden. The practice is research driven and bridges different disciplines.
Team members
Matthew Ashton
Suha Hasan
Field of work
Architecture, Design, Urban planning, Curating, Research
Project category
Material tracking and reuse
Project submitted

Suha Hasan is an architect and founder of ASH, an architecture practice based in Stockholm, Sweden. She has lectured and taught in universities in Bahrain, Egypt, Singapore, Sweden, Sudan, and UK. Before completing an architecture degree, she trained and worked as a journalist for Khartoum Monitor. Suha is the founder of Mawane, a platform for urban research based in Bahrain and a founding member of the MSc [Modern Sudan collective]. Both platforms enable researching and sharing the outcomes through public art exhibitions, talks, and workshops. She is the head of the AA Visiting School Khartoum, which explores the intersection of architecture history and the environment and the upcoming AA Visiting School Bahrain that follows the same agenda. Suha served as a consultant for UNDP Sudan. Currently she works with the Sharjah Triennale as a consultant for the Public Program for the second iteration of the Triennale.

Suha co-founded the Docomomo International Chapters in Bahrain and Sudan and serves as a board member and advisor in both chapters. She also served as a board member in Docomomo International Education, The Society for the Study of the Sudans, and The American Institute of Architects Middle East Board (founder of the Bahrain Chapter and representative).

The project is an ongoing exploration the intersection of climate change and heritage sites whilst reflecting on new modes of representation. It approaches the built environment as a climate change archive. It engage with the work of anthropologists, architects, artists, bioarchaeologist, community initiatives, and historians through lectures, seminars, studios, and workshops.