Dr. Mualam is a lawyer, planner and assistant professor in the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion. His PhD focused on conflicts over preservation of the built heritage and his current research interests include; housing and rent control, judicial and planning institutions, regulatory analysis of planning processes and policies, preservation of heritage, urban design, planning theories, and cross-national comparative research. Before arriving at the Technion, Nir was a legal advisor for the planning and building commission of Tel-AvivJaffa municipality, where he specialized in land-use planning, property law, business licensing, and municipal taxation. Nir graduated from Buchman Faculty of Law in Tel Aviv University (Cum Laude, 2002). He holds a Master degree in Planning, Growth, and Regeneration from Cambridge University (2005) and a PhD from the Technion (2012). In 2012 Nir was appointed as the Gruss-Lipper visiting scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, in Princeton University.
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