YĆ¼ksel Demir


studied Architecture in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, got his master's and Ph.D. degrees from ITU Institute of Science & Technology Architectural Design Program. Currently works as a Professor in the ITU Department of Architecture.  Served as the head of the department of Fine Arts in ITU. Under his administration, the department opened elective art courses for all engineering students of ITU. He took part in the development process of first-year foundation studio in the ITU Department of Architecture and coordinated the development process of the latest foundation studio (TES) in the faculty of Architecture. Demir worked in Politecnico Di Milano DIAP (now DASTU) as a guest professor, was a visiting professor at Anadolu University, Department of Architecture, and Auburn University CADC. He founded ITU MardINT Interdisciplinary Research and Development Center. Assigned as an advisor to the rector, and worked for the transformation of ITU to a research university. Co-initiated the establishment process of ITU Polar Research Center Polrec. Cooordinated the establishment of the Turkish Antarctic Research Station (2018-2020). He is a co-founder of The Circle Architectural Platform. Managed several urban and Architectural Design projects. His works and interviews were published in several national and international publications; won national and international awards. Currently he continues to work in the fields of Architectural Design, ICT in Design, and Art.


last update: August 2021



Articles published on IXD&A:


Augmented reality supported model for the use of local data in architectural design, N.48, 2021, pp. 50 - 74, abstractdownload