Malkit Shoshan is a researcher, author, and designer. She is the founding director of the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory (FAST), an Amsterdam- and New York-based think-tank that develops projects at the intersection of architecture, urban planning, and human rights.
She is the author and mapmaker of the award-winning book Atlas of Conflict: Israel-Palestine (Uitgeverij 010, 2010) and co-author of the book Village. One Land Two Systems and Platform Paradise (Damiani Editore, 2014). Her additional publications include Zoo, or the letter Z, just after Zionism (NAiM, 2012), Drone (DPR-Barcelona, 2016), Retreat (DPR-Barcelona, 2020), Spaces of Conflict. (Footprint. TU Delft Architecture Theory Journal. JAP SAM Books, 2017), “Greening Peacekeeping: The Environmental Impact of UN Peace Operations” (The International Peace Institute, NYC, 2018), and “UN Peace Missions in Urban Environments. The Legacy of UNMIL” (FAST, CIC-NYU, 2019).
In 2016, Shoshan was the curator of the Dutch Pavilion for the Venice Architecture Biennale with the exhibition BLUE: Architecture of UN Peacekeeping Missions.
She is the Area Head of the Master in Design Studies in Art, Design, and the Public Domain (ADPD) at Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she teaches courses such as: Architecture of Peace, Spaces of Solidarity, Exhibit: Designing for Decentralization, Forms of Assembly, and Interdisciplinary Art and Design Practices.