born Istanbul, Turkey 1973
Partner IND. He studied architecture at University of Mimar Sinan (Istanbul). During his studies and after his graduation, he collaborated with the office Erginoglu Calislar Architecture in Istanbul. In 2002 he received his master of Architecture diploma from the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. He is a co-author of the book Research for Research concerning the architecture works of Bruno Taut edited by Bart Lootsma. After his master studies he worked three years at West 8 and OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture), both located in Rotterdam. He was guest Curator for the Turkish pavilion at the Mare Nostrum section of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2005.