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ustun-alsac

Üstün Alsaç / Ankara Turkey, 1942. B.Arch.: Hannover Technical University. PhD dissertation: Evolution of Architectural Discourse in Republican Turkey. Faculty member: KTU School of Architecture, Cyprus European University of Lefke, Eastern Mediterranean University. Invited faculty member at various institutions. National and international awards: Abdi İpekçi Award. Publications: Many books, articles, lectures on contemporary Turkish architecture. Research areas: History of contemporary Turkish architecture, theory and history of architecture and city planning, history of architecture in Islamic cultures, modern Turkish painting and sculpture.

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Will Alsop / Northampton England, 1947. B.Arch.: Architectural Association. Established own architectural studio, 1981. Currently: Architect with practice named ALL-Design based in London, Edinburgh, Chongqing, Mumbai and Vienna. Work: Several distinctive and controversial modernist buildings in United Kingdom and Canada. Buildings distinguished by their use of bright colors and unusual forms. Academic: Vienna University of Technology, University of London, University of Hannover.

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Steve Badanes / B.Arch.: Wesleyan University, 1967. M.Arch.: Princeton University, 1971. Co-founder: Jersey Devil design/build firm, 1972. Published work: Jersey Devil Design/Build Book (1985), Devil’s Workshop: 25 Years of Jersey Devil Architecture (1997). Academic: Professor in University of Washington, others. Design/Build workshops: University of Technology in Helsinki, Finland, University of Oregon, University of Miami, McGill University, Florida A&M University, University of Michigan, others. Awards: ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture) Distinguished Professor Award, 2001-2.

cengiz-bektas

Cengiz Bektaş / Denizli Turkey, 1934. B.Arch.: Munich Technical University, 1959. Writer, poet. Worked in Germany, 1960-1962. Invited faculty member: METU School of Architecture, 1962. Established own architectural studio, 1963. Invited faculty member at various institutions: İstanbul, Edirne, Macedonia, USA, Germany. National and international awards: Literature awards, National Architecture Awards, Aga Khan Award, 2001. International and national seminars, conferences, research essays.

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Lee Campbell / New Zealand. Chelsea College of Art London. BA – Fine Art: Canterbury College of Art. MA – History of Art: University of Kent. Teaching posts: Kent School of Architecture, Canterbury Christ Church University, Tate Britain, Heatherley School of Fine Art, Kingston University. Influences: New Zealand sharp light and bright colors, hazy atmosphere of England’s landscape, River Thames’ tidal variations. Artwork exhibitions: National, international. Media: Oil on canvas. Specialties: Teaching drawing and painting, site-specific art work.

durmus-dilekci

Durmuş Dilekçi / İzmit Turkey, 1970. B.Arch.: Gazi University School of Architecture, 1992. M.Arch.: ITU School of Architecture, 1996. Established own architectural studio, 1999. Faculty member: YTU, others. Lectures: National and international focusing on many aspects of architecture, urban design ann design. Publications : Many articles in national and international magazines and books on their projects. Many architectural design awards, exhibitions nationwide. 

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Arthur Cotton Moore / Washington DC, USA. St. Albans School. Princeton University. Princeton University School of Architecture. A national award-winning, internationally recognized architect and planner, also an acknowledged painter, author, and furniture designer. Awards, lectures and travel: Over 70 design awards, served on national design award juries, lectured throughout the U.S., and traveled to 115 countries to photograph and study their architecture. Publications: Projects published in over 2,700 articles in magazines and newspapers in the U.S. and abroad.

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Irene Mei Zhi Shum / A.B. Architecture-Art-History: Barnard College, 1994. M.Arch.: Yale University, 2000. Current: Curator and Collections Manager, Philip Johnson Glass House, National Trust for Historic Preservation, New Canaan, Connecticut USA. Experience: Museum of Modern Art New York NY, National University of Singapore, Whitney Museum of American Art New York NY, New Museum of Contemporary Art New York NY. Summary: Art administration, exhibition planning, publications. Modern and contemporary architecture and art.

murat-soygenis

Murat Soygeniş / Ankara Turkey. B.Arch. in Istanbul. M.Arch.: University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning. Worked in USA. Established own architectural studio, 1990, current S+ ARCHITECTURE. Professor of Architecture, Visiting Professor and Visiting Design Critic. Exhibitions in Europe, USA and Turkey, including at Baltimore AIA Gallery, School of Architecture and Planning Gallery at UB, Polytechnic University of Turin and Milan Build Up Expo, House of Architects in Moscow, other cities and municipalities. Member: UIA-Chamber of Architects Istanbul, AIA, RIBA. International awards.

bora-soykut

Bora Soykut / İstanbul Turkey, 1969. B.Arch. : YTU School of Architecture 1994. M.Arch. : YTU School of Architecture 1996. Faculty member : YTU School of Architecture, 1996-1999, various. Established own architectural studio, 2000-2004. Team Leader of European Commission Projects 2004-2007. Invited faculty member at various institutions : YTU School of Architecture. Member : UIA-Chamber of Architects Turkey, Architectural Foundation. National – international projects.

emir-uras

Emir Uras / İstanbul Turkey, 1969. B.Arch.: Architectural Association, 1991. M.Arch.: Southern California Institute of Architecture SCI-Arc, 1996. Established own architectural studio in Los Angeles, 1996. Moved studio to Istanbul, 1998. Faculty member: YTU, others. Lectures: National and international focusing on many aspects of architecture, urban design ann design. Publications: Many articles in national and international magazines and books on their projects. Many architectural design awards, exhibitions nationwide. 

 

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