Institutional structure

Executive Board

  • Tevfik Balcıoğlu Başkan

    Professor of Design, (Vice Rector, 2012-15) Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey. Graduated from METU, attended RCA, taught at Goldsmiths’ College & KIAD, UK; founding Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts & Design at IUE, founding president of Design & Design History Society, (4T); editor of several books and journal issues.

  • Şebnem YücelBaşkan Yardımcısı

    Associate professor of architecture. Currently teaching courses in architectural design, architectural history and theory at Yasar University. Graduated from METU (B.Arch), University of Cincinnati (Msc in Arch) and Arizona State University (Ph.D.). She is serving at the executive board of the Chamber of Architects in Izmir and a founding member of 4T.

  • Metehan ÖzcanÜye

    Artist and part-time lecturer. Currently teaching at Yaşar University and Dokuz Eylül University focusing on spatial design and visual communication design courses. Graduated from Bilkent University (BA in Interior Architecture & Environmental Design) and İstanbul Bilgi University (MFA in Visual Communication Design). Proficiency in Art candidate at Dokuz Eylül University Art and Design Programme.

  • Eda PaykoçSekreter

    Ph.D candidate at İYTE, Architecture and Research Assistant at Yaşar University, Interior Architecture & Environmental Design. Attended Bilkent University, BA in Interior Architecture & Environmental Design (2010) and MA in Interior Architecture & Environmental Design (M.F.A.) (2013).

  • Burkay PasinSayman

    Assistant Professor of Architecture. Currently teaching courses in architectural design, architectural history and theory at Izmir University of Economics. Received his B.Arch degree from METU (2000), his M. Arch degree from Dokuz Eylül University (2007) and his PhD. degree from METU (2014). He is a founding member of 4T.

Founding Members

  • Tevfik Balcıoğlu
  • Gülsüm Baydar
  • Şebnem Yücel
  • Özlem Taşkın Erten
  • Zeynep Arda
  • Özgen Osman Demirbaş
  • Ömer Durmaz
  • Ahenk Yılmaz
  • Öznur Enes
  • S.Bahar Durmaz Drinkwater
  • Zeynep Aktüre
  • Burkay Pasin
  • Meltem Eranıl Demirli
  • Zeynep Tuna Ultav
  • Aybala Yentürk
  • Gökhan Mura
  • F. Dilek Himam Er
  • Ece Söyledir Leite Duarte
  • Arzu Vuruşkan
  • Derya Irkdaş Doğu
  • Seren Borvalı
  • Altuğ Işığan
  • Ayşegül Sabuktay Aktaş
  • A. Can Özcan
  • Aslı Topal