Prof. Dr. Zeynep Onur
Prof. Zeynep Onur is graduated from the State Academy of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Architecture. She obtained a Master degree in MBA from the Academy of Administrative and Economic Sciences and she completed the Ph.D. degree from the Gazi University in Architecture. Professor Onur worked at Gazi University in the Department of Architecture between 1978-2002, at the Girne American University between 2002-2011. Between 2011-2016 she was the Dean of Faculty of Architecture of the Çankaya University, and between 2011-2016 she was the Dean of Faculty of Architecture at AHEP University in Turkey. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Semiotic Studies (IASS) as a Representative of Turkey. She is the author of the book of “Modern Sonrası Mimarlık Üzerine Notlar” (with Ziya Tanalı in 2008) and she is the editor of the architectural monography of the Turkish architect Ziya Tanalı (since 2010). She received the “Asia Region Award” for the work of "Ankara Meeting" from the International Competition "Convivial Spaces," organized by the United International Architects (UIA). She was awarded the “Special Selection of Jury Award” for the work of "Architect’s Dream," in the International Competition of "Our Dreams" organized in Switzerland in the honor of John Lennon, in the 3rd Anniversary of Humanist International. Currently, she is working as Professor in the Department of Architecture and is also the Dean of the Faculty of the Architecture at Near East University in Cyprus.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huriye Gürdallı
Currently lectures both theory and design in Departments of Architecture and Interior Design in Near East University, North Cyprus. She earned her Ph.D. at Istanbul Technical University. Her main areas of research are urban spatial change, ideology-and-architecture, culture- and-space, modern architecture-and-interiors and architectural education.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Can Kara