Amir's Nation

Amir Qudaih
For all of my 28 years I seemed more like a wise old man, broken in a million pieces yet standing like an American flag placed on the moon

About Me

Amir Qudaih is a farmer from Gaza Strip-Palestine moved to Boston-USA in 2016, pursuing his education in engineering. During his school, Amir has contributed significantly as the elected Senator and Ambassador for the College of Engineering Student – class of 2020. He is currently working as an Associate Project Consultant in Building Technology at SGH in Boston. Previously, Amir was the operation manager at MIT Hacking of Medicine for two years, and he worked with CNN and France2 as a local producer and translator in 2014. Also, Amir was the lead engineer of a team that developed a prototype for a low-cost emergency ventilator during the 2020 Pandemic. Furthermore, Amir is a public and TEDx speaker who speaks about his long journey getting out of Gaza to come to Boston in 2016 to pursue his education. Besides getting Elizabeth Warren’s, Jimmy’s Carter Center, and CNN’s support to make it to the U.S.

We are honored to receive The Silver Lion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale “How We Live Together?”
We are honored and excited for the recognition of our work by the Jury of the Venice Architecture Biennale that awarded The Silver Lion for Watermelon, Sardines, Crabs, Sand, and Sediment. Border Ecologies and the Gaza Strip – “a daring proposal that invites us to think about divided histories, agricultural practices, rituals of daily life and the realities of settlement and occupation.”

Upcoming Speaking Events

TEDxBentleyU -(Delayed because of COVID-19 Pandemic)

I hope my talk instilled how valuable taking actions towards your dreams. Thoughts are transient, but actions can change your reality in ways you can’t imagine

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