Amer Obied M.A., is an Architect and a PhD candidate in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon (FAUL) in Lisbon, Portugal. Besides his training in architecture, he is focused on researching cinema and architecture, namely the relation between emotional and architectural legacies. He is currently researching the topic of architecture and fiction as a doctoral thesis. He is also researching the cinematic representation of Arabic cities within Arabic cinema, fictional cityscapes, and the architectural history of the Middle East. He is also interested in drawing, painting, and photography. Obied joined the COST Action CA18126 Writing Urban Places. New Narrative of the European City in 2020 to better explore the urban representation of narratives and their (im)material connotation. He could be reached on amerobied@edu.ulisboa.pt