Elif Erdine

AA Istanbul VS Programme Head

Architect, designer, and researcher. Currently, she is acting as the Studio Master at the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture, Emergent Technologies and Design Graduate Programme. She is the Programme Director of AA DLAB Visiting School and AA Istanbul Visiting School. She has worked for Zaha Hadid Architects during 2006 – 2010. She received her B.Arch. degree from Istanbul Technical University in 2003 (High Honors), and M.Arch. degree from the AA Design Research Lab (AA DRL) in 2006 (Project Distinction). Her projects have been printed widely in international and national architecture publications. Her research interests include the role of the individual building within complex urban systems, and the exploration of various flows in the urban environment as design drivers, and biomimicry.

Şebnem Yalınay Çinici

Istanbul Bilgi University Head of Architecture Department - Bilgi Coordinator

Architect. Graduated from Middle East Technical University in 1989, completed her master’s and doctoral degrees at the same university. Completed her postdoctoral project at Columbia Universtiy, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, with her consultant Kenneth Frampton in 2001. She worked as an academician between 1992 and 2006 at Architecture Department of Middle East Technical University and then between 2006 and 2011at Yıldız Technical University. Since 2011 she works as an academician at İstanbul Bilgi University and she is also Head of Architecture Department of the same institution since 2012.

Faculty will be announced soon.