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Architecture Firm Name: Erkal Architects


Firm Location: Ankara / TURKEY

Founding Year: 1968

Emre Erkal

Emre Erkal graduated from METU in 1993 with bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering. After spending several years as a researcher in academic institutions, he graduated from Harvard University Graduate School of Design with professional master’s degree in architecture in 1999. He worked for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in New York before he joined Erkal Architects in 2001. He was awarded Ph.D. in architecture at Istanbul Technical University in 2007. Emre Erkal has exhibited his interactive installations in many international art shows, and he writes on and teaches architecture, urban design and interactive technologies in several universities.

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Erkal Architects was established by Filiz ve Coşkun Erkal in 1968. Emre Erkal and Ozan Erkal joined the office after the year 2000, extending the scope with new technologies. The projects and buildings designed by the office have won more than 50 awards including 11 first prizes in architecture and urban design competitions.

Erkal Architects has extensive experience in cultural and educational facilities, institutional buildings, masterplans and urban design projects. The office has produced designs in a wide spectrum of topics ranging from residential / housing to touristic, sports and industrial complexes, spanning various sectors.

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