Murat Soygeniş
b. 1961
Turkey
Murat Soygeniş, a Founding Principal of S+Architecture, is an internationally known professor and architect.

Born in Ankara, he studied architecture in Istanbul and the University at Buffalo (SUNY).  He worked as a licensed architect in USA before he co-founded own architectural studio in Istanbul, S+ Architecture, in 1990. His work in­cludes both industrial and residential projects, as well as urban de­sign pro­jects, sustainable design, proposals for post-disaster hous­ing, and fur­ni­ture de­sign.

Soygeniş has given numerous lectures in many countries and participated in exhibitions and juries. His projects have been exhibited at American Institute of Architects in Baltimore (1990, 2002),  School of Architecture and Planning Gallery at the University at Buffalo (2002), the Polytechnic University of Turin (2007), the Milan Build Up Expo (2007) , the House of Architects in Moscow (2008) and in many cities in Turkey throughout the years. He is the author of numerous books and articles including Platform for Architecture (Rome: Aracne, 2011), Utopias for Istanbul (Rome: Aracne, 2011), Yapı 1-2-3-4 (Istanbul: Birsen Yayinevi, 2005), Mimarlik: Yasamin icinden / Architecture: Through life (İstanbul: Birsen Yayinevi, 2012) and Istanbul: Bir Kent Yorumu/An Urban Commentary (İstanbul: Birsen Yayinevi, 2006). He joined the Department of Architecture at Yildiz Technical University in 1995, and served as Dean of School of Architecture from 2010-2013. 

Soygeniş is a member of UIA Chamber of Architects in Istanbul, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).


SOURCES: 

"Biyografi I Biography." Murat Soygenis. December 22, 2014. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://muratsoygenis.net/biyografi-i-biography/.

"Murat Soygeniş." S+ Architecture. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://www.splusarchitecture.com/murat-soygenis/.

Soygenis, Murat. Murat Soygenis / S+ ARCHITECTURE, Founding Principal. May 2, 2015. S+ Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey.

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