Khaled Malas

Khaled Malas is a Syrian architect and art historian. He is also a co-founder of the Sigil Collective alongside Salim al-Kadi, Alfred Tarazi and Jana Traboulsi. Malas is a member of the Arab Image Foundation's General Assembly.
Malas studied architecture at the American University of Beirut and at Cornell University. He is currently a PhD candidate in medieval Islamic art history at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. Prior to joining the Institute, he was an architect at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Herzog & de Meuron.
His work has been published and shown in Venice, Oslo, Annandale-on-Hudson, Beirut, Dubai and Marrakech (during 6th edition of Arts in Marrakech (AiM) International Biennale). He has taught at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), and at Columbia University's Columbia Global Center/Studio-X in Amman, where he led the second Janet Abu Lughod seminar which focused on Qusayr Amra.

Malas is member of The Historians of Islamic Arts Association.