Uğur Tanyeli

Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Design, Istanbul Şehir University

Uğur Tanyeli was born in 1952 in Ankara. Having graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Faculty of Architecture in 1976, he started to work as an assistant at the same institution at the end of the same year and continued this duty until May 1982. Between October 1982 and October 1991, he worked at ITU Faculty of Architecture. In 1990-91 he was a visiting professor at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan. He served in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Anadolu University between 1991-98. In June 1998, he was appointed as a professor to Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Architecture. In August 2011, he was transferred to Mardin Artuklu University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture and was the founding dean of the same institution until February 2015. From that date until July 2018, he served as dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Istanbul Bilgi University. Since August 2018, he has been the dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Istanbul Sehir University and the publishing coordinator of Arredamento Architecture since 1990. His studies focus on examining the physical environment of the Turkish modernity in the context starting from the Ottoman 16th century. He wrote more than ten books including İstanbul 1900-2000: Reading the Housing and Modernization from the Metropolis (Akın Nalça, 2004), Turgut Cansever: The Thought Man and the Architect (with A. Yücel, Osmanlı Bankası Archive Research Center and GG, 2007), Actors of Architecture: Turkey 1900-2000 (GG, 2007), Dream, Build, Objection: Architectural Criticism Texts (Dimension, 2011), Transgression Text: in Pursuit of the Ottoman Locations (the Akin Nalça, 2015) and Modern hesitant: Architect ideologists in Turkey and the world" (Işık University Pub., 2018).


Session Name Date Time Room
The crossroads of civilizations: Istanbul 1 October 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Üsküdar 3