EMITT 2020 – Gobeklitepe

Aydan Volkan, attended to EMITT 2020 International Tourism Show and shared her views on tourism and culture during the panel titled “Is It Possible to Transform Tourism with Göbeklitepe that Changed History?’ and presented Kreatif Architects’s Göbeklitepe Visitor Center and Animation Center project.


Meeting with Master Architects and Materials Experts

A special program consisting of visits to six different product manufacturing companies’ stand and an interview with an architect was realized during three days of Turkeybuild expo Istanbul in May. Cenk Dereli interviewed with Aydan Volkan on the first day of the event series. The discussion focused on mixed-use buildings that combine office, residence and shopping functions, on educational facilities and on different materials and construction systems in high-rise buildings.

Ytong Architectural Ideas Competition

Aydan Volkan shares her views about the Ytong Architectural Idea Contest, which she has been a member of for the second time. Ytong Architectural Idea Contest with the title “away from the city”, exptected to reveal fictional designs in which the loss of the essence of the urban spaces and the urbanization of rural areas are interpreted and solutions for them are developed by the participants so that the deformed spaces can be regained again. Participants in the contest are expected to define a true PLACE for the theme, a genuine PROBLEM for a defined space-time, and even if it is not for the time being a SOLUTION to be created.

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