M.Arch. Damla Turhan
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About

Turhan graduated from Izmir University of Economics, Architecture in 2014. Besides 5-years of work experience in architectural design and CAD/3D drawings/representations, she completed Advanced Architectural Design (M.Arch.) in Fall 2016 with a focus on scripting languages in architectural design processes, natural algorithms and interactive cities; and Architecture (M.Sc.) in Spring 2016 with a focus on time-space compression and its effects on global urban space. She is currently studying Ph.D. in Design Studies with a specific focus on material studies, digital design and fabrication in architecture. She is working as a Research Assistant at Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics since September 2017.

Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant Izmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture · Sep 2017 – Present 3 yrs İzmir, Türkiye Research Assistant at the Department of Architecture
  • Architect Folkart Construction · Jul 2015 – Jul 2016 1 yrs İzmir, Türkiye 2D architectural detail drawings
    3D visualizations
  • Architect ALSU Construction Inc. · Sep 2014 – May 2015 8 mos İzmir, Türkiye Architectural design
    2D technical drawings
    3D visualizations/renderings

Education

  • Izmir University of Economics PhD in Design Studies, Biodigital architectural design 2016 – 2020 Currently working on Bacterial Cellulose as an architectural construction material
  • Izmir University of Economics MSc in Architecture, Globalization 2014 – 2016 Thesis entitled as: "Reading the World Trade Center and 9/11 through David Harvey's Tripartite Space-time Framework"
  • Izmir University of Economics MArch Architecture, Advanced Architectural Studies 2014 – 2016 Activities and Societies: EcoFAB (Digital fabrication team)
  • Izmir University of Economics BSc in Architecture, Architecture 2009 – 2014 Activities and Societies: Tennis student club member Architecture Club - CutPaper member 1 year prep. class & 4 years of Spanish classes with B2 degree in parallel.

Other experience

  • Manufacturing Processes Teaching Assistant 1 year of experience in digital fabrication and 3D printing
Stats

Languages

Turkish Native or bilingual proficiency

English Full professional proficiency

Spanish Limited working proficiency

Location

Izmir, Izmir, Turkey