Architect, she received her PhD at the International Doctorate in Architecture “Villard d’Honnecourt” at Iuav University of Venice in 2012. Since 2013 she has been Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture, Yeditepe University, Istanbul.  She coordinated and participated to national and international workshops, conferences, exhibitions, focusing on contemporary architectural and urban issues, among others, on reclaiming disused spaces. She co-edited the book Istabul. Ritratti di città [Istanbul. City Portraits, Letteraventidue, 2015] and in 2016 she coordinated the research/installation Factory Reloaded within the frame of the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial.

Architect and landscape architect Burçin Başyazıcı received her BA and MA degrees from Yeditepe University. She is a PhD candidate at Istanbul Technical University’s Architectural Design Program and works as a researcher for TUBITAK 1001 Research Project. Her research interests include architectural theory, architectural phenomenology, “other” concepts of architecture and ordinariness, which were also subjects of her articles published in national/international journals.

Architect, interior designer and academic Evin Eriş completed her BA and MA degrees at Yeditepe University and her PhD at Yıldız Technical University, during which she went to Siegen University in Germany as a research assistant. Her research interests include architectural and urban competitions, urban
morphology, modernity, Berlin, urban-social movements and civil architecture. She also received various awards from urban and architectural competitions.

Architect, Meliha Çağlayan İnce graduated from Yeditepe University in 2011 and began her MA at the same university, focusing on “Reclaiming Disused Spaces”. She has been working as research assistant at Yeditepe University since 2013.

Architect, Şafak Cudi İnce received her BA in architecture from Yeditepe University, where she currently attends an MSc program in architectural design and works as a research assistant. Her research interests include embodied experience in architectural space, architectural representation of experience, architectural space in cinema and architectural parallax.

Fabio Salomoni lives in Turkey since 2001. He currently teaches at the Foreign Languages Program at Koç University, Istanbul, and is a PhD candidate in sociology at Masaryk University, Brno. His fields of interest are migrations and borders, memory studies, religion and society, and social movements. He is also a translator from Turkish to Italian.

Architect, Merve Taşlıoğlu graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in 2012. She began her MA studies at Istanbul Technical University, focusing on cybernetic space experience. She attended various national and international conferences, and worked as a research assistant at Yeditepe University until 2016. Currently works at the architectural firm Kreatif Mimarlık.

Architect, Nur Elif Yurdaçalış received her MSc degree from Yeditepe University after graduating from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Currently, she continues her education at Middle East Technical University under a PhD program in History and Theory of Architecture. Her research interests include Istanbul, urban history, urban morphology, urban transformation and architectural typology.

Architect, Nilay Yurtsever studied architecture at the Vienna Technical University and worked as an architect at Baumschlager&Eberle Vienna office before returning to Istanbul. Since 2012 she has been instructing at Yeditepe University, Department of Architecture as well as cooperating on various architectural and transdisciplinary projects, workshops and exhibitions.