İrem Kurtuluş

Architect, Marmara Municipalities Union

She received her BArch at Bahcesehir University and she earned her master’s in University College London, The Bartlett School of Architecture, ‘MSc Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities’ Programme. She is currently a PhD candidate at Istanbul Technical University, Urban and Regional Planning Programme on the topic of cultural sustainability in smart cities. After taking part in various research projects on architectural and urban scales in London and Istanbul, she started to work as an architect at the Marmara Municipalities Union. She is an active member of the Turkish Network of Urban Morphology (TNUM) and her research focuses on urban morphology, space syntax theory, user behaviour and perception in public space.