Murat’s professional efforts focus on raising the quality of built environments relevant to their context, construction technology and sustainable opportunities. He began his career working in leading architectural design firms in Colorado and Los Angeles. During that time he focused his design interests in regionalism, building technology, and sustainable systems. In 2000, Murat returned to Istanbul. He teaches design studio as a visiting instructor at Yildiz Technical University and continues his commitment to develop robust design-processes to ensure design knowledge is a force for architectural quality. MArch '95 UCLA, BArch '93 Yildiz Tech. Univ., Born in 1969 in Istanbul.