Karl Sharro is an architect, writer and commentator on the Middle East. He is co-author of Manifesto: Towards a New Humanism in Architecture. The manifesto was included in 100 Artists’ Manifestos: from the Futurists to the Stuckists, a survey of 100 influential art manifestos from the last 100 years. He previously taught at the American University of Beirut.
Karl has written for a number of international publications, such as The Independent, Foreign Policy, Index on Censorship, World Architecture News and Blueprint Magazine. He blogs at Karl reMarks where his satirical pieces are published.
He has spoken on a range of issues such as art, architecture, urbanism and Middle Eastern politics. He appears regularly on the BBC and other media outlets.