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Alper Derinboğaz

Alper Derinboğaz is an architect and artist known for his focus on seeking communal relationships between the environment and spatial elements through scientific strategies. His projects range from cultural institutions, including the upcoming Istanbul City Museum, to architectural installations and masterplans. As a Fulbright Scholar and winner of various awards, including the European 40 under 40 by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, Alper showcased his research at notable events like the Venice Architecture Biennale. He has received numerous global mentions and awards, such as the Green Good Design, The Plan, Architizer A+A, World Architecture Awards, and the German Design Award. His projects have gained attention from media outlets like Time, CNN, Dezeen, and Frame. Alper was listed as one of the Top 40 European Architects by Platform. Through his work, he aims to raise awareness about the complexities of problematic time perception and the significant threats it poses to our existence within the realms of architectural and environmental concerns. His focus lies on creating aesthetics of things and their scientific implication through prior fundamental interdisciplinary research. As an artist, he participated in numerous exhibitions worldwide including Venice Architecture Biennial in 2014 with the Modalities of Spontaneous and the Collateral Event (Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice, 2023), Algorithmic Cremation, Ancient Futures Exhibition (Istanbul Archeology Museum, 2023), Space Graph Exhibition (Istanbul, 2018), Versus Art Project; Condense, Soul of City (Verona, 2017), Marmomac (Verona, 2017), Augmented Structures v2.0 (Istanbul design biennial, 2012), and Augmented Structures v1.0 in collaboration with Refik Anadol (Yapi Kredi Culture Center, Istanbul, 2011).

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