Derinbogaz Receives 40 Under 40 Award Europe!27 / 05 / 2019
Architect Alper Derinbogaz received the 40 Under 40 Award and entered the list of the best architects in Europe. The award is given to architects and designers under the age of 40 by the European Center for Architecture, Design and Urban Studies.
Derinbogaz develop projects at the intersection of urbanism, architecture, engineering and art. Istanbul Museum, Fitas Passage, E-Co Tower, Music Museum and Augmented Structures are some recent major work of Derinboğaz.
Alper Derinbogaz’s Story From Art To Museums
Derinbogaz graduated from Istanbul Technical University in 2005. He received master’s degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Los Angeles, California. In 2010, he established Salon as his architectural practice.
“Augmented Structure” of Derinboğaz, realized in 2011 as his first public space project in Turkey, defined the relationships between architecture and public space and the integration of digital production techniques in the design process.
Another project, “Panorama”, organized by British Council, was an installation that focuses on the visitor’s interaction with the urban landscape in the most intense public spaces of Istanbul. Following these projects, Derinboğaz was awarded by the Young Architect Award of Arkitera Architecture Center in 2011.
In the following years, Derinbogaz received many international awards. In 2015, his projects received the Plan Magazine Innovative Architecture Awards and Architizer A + Award. In 2017, he received the World Architecture Award together with the German Design Award and the Green Good Design Award a year after.
In 2014, he contributed to Turkey’s first national pavilion in the Venice Architecture Biennale where he exhibited his studies about the urban development of İstanbul. Following years he was commissioned to design Museum of Istanbul, which started its construction in 2016 is expected to open its doors in 2020.
In 2019, Derinbogaz continues its architectural projects on the reuse of Fitas, one of Beyoğlu’s first modern ‘Passage’ in the late 1960s, in addition to the Antalya Greenhub Masterplan, The Music Museum and Cesme Topos Villa projects.
Amongst his professional work, Derinbogaz is working as a studio director in the architectural design studio of Istanbul Technical University and Bilgi University, and as a jury member in various competitions.
Ceremony and Exhibition
The 40 UNDER 40 EUROPE 2019 Awards to be presented in an award ceremony in Athens this month. There will also be a public exhibition at The European Center, Mitropoleos 74str, Athens, Greece opening 14th of June and will travel to other cities in Europe.