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Profile + Awards

Kreatif Architects is an Istanbul based architectural practice directed by architects Selim Cengic, Aydan Volkan and civil engineer Mehmet Cengic. Since its foundation in 1995, Kreatif has a reputation for timeless and well-crafted buildings, careful planning and thoughtful place making with many national and international projects in urban planning, architectural design and interior design scales.

Works of Kreatif are based on inter-disciplinary design coordination, strict budget and program control and efficient project management to achieve best architectural quality. Works of Kreatif Architects are well performing, healthy, and functional long-lasting buildings that positively affect the people and the surrounding. For each project, client’s goals and programmatic needs are integrated with site conditions with careful consideration of the project’s effect on the nearby surrounding.

Kreatif Architects believes that the success of a project is the result of a well-coordinated team of which its members, both from the practice and the client’s side, have equal seats around a table that defies hierarchy.

Working in healthcare, educational, hospitality, commercial and residential projects, Kreatif Architects has completed over 5 million sq. meters of design, execution, construction and coordination work until today.

Awards

2016
  • World Architecture Festival Awards
    Piri Reis University Main Campus, Candidate Project for the prize
  • World Architecture Festival Awards
    LA Winery, Candidate Project for the prize
2014
  • Mies Arch Europen Union Prize 2015
    Piri Reis University Main Campus, Candidate Project for the prize
2013
  • Piri Reis Maritime University
    Piri Reis Maritime University Student Centre, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
2012
  • Mapfre General Insurance
    Mapfre General Insurance Headquarters, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
  • Capital Markets Board
    Capital Markets Board Istanbul Branch Building, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
2011
  • Koc University
    Koc University Medical Campus, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
  • TAO Property Development
    TAO Property Development Multi Storey Office, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
2008
  • Hilton Hotels
    Hilton Garden Inn Halic, National Closed Competition, 2nd Prize
  • Pepsico
    Pepsico Headquarters, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
  • Piri Reis Maritime University
    Piri Reis University Main Campus, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
2007
  • ERA Holding
    ERA Residence, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
  • Aga Khan Architecture Prize
    Sahra Apartment, Candidate for the Prize
2006
  • Arkas Holding
    Arkas Holding Istanbul Headquarters, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
2005
  • METU
    METU, Teknokent Software House, National Closed Competition, 2nd Prize
2001
  • Petrol Ofisi Headquarters
    Petrol Ofisi Headquarters, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize
1998
  • Turkish Economy Bank
    Turkish Economy Bank Regional Headquarters, National Closed Competition, 1st Prize