Dr Mualam Nir
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion, Haifa, Israel
Dr. Mualam is a lawyer, planner and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion. 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. Nir was a legal advisor for the planning and building commission of Tel-Aviv\Jaffa municipality, where he specialized in land-use planning, property law, business licensing, and municipal taxation.