BIOGRAPHY.

 Alper Derinboğaz is an architect who lives and practices architecture in Istanbul. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University (2005). He won the UCLA Graduate Award for his master’s studies that he completed in Architecture and Urbanism at the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked as a senior architect in Los Angeles and won prizes in competitions including UIA Celebrating Cities. He founded Salon in 2009 as an architecture practice in İstanbul.

He has realized the first large scale public space projects that incorporate the new media technologies. The following years three of his built works, Gate, Panorama and Augmented Structures were included in the Arkiv Best Architecture Selection, and received the Arkitera Young Architect Award in 2011. Derinbogaz became a finalist in YAP Istanbul Modern (with MoMA PS1) in 2013. Derinbogaz represented Turkey in the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale in its debut year of the Pavilion of Turkey in 2014.

Currently he practices at Salon Architects as the founding partner and runs the architectural design studio at the Istanbul Technical University as an adjunct lecturer. Although Alper Derinboğaz’s designs greatly vary in scale from the towers to the interiors his work mostly intend to uncover and question the essential elements of the given site or the theme. Derinbogaz’s built work operate through experiences of flux by the use of novel technologies.

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  • 08, 2016

    Coming up soon: "Collective Dwelling" #AD6 #ITU

    Coming up soon: "Collective Dwelling" #AD6 #ITU

  • 08, 2016

    We are back in the hood… #lastterracedinnerofthesummerwiththefriends

    We are back in the hood... #lastterracedinnerofthesummerwiththefriends

  • 08, 2016

    My favorite by Sejima

    My favorite by Sejima

  • 08, 2016

    Son gunlerde elime gecen en motive edici yayinlardan… KATU mimarlik ogrencileri insiyatifi olarak yayinina devam eden bu guzel girisim icin tesekkurler…

    Son gunlerde elime gecen en motive edici yayinlardan... KATU mimarlik ogrencileri insiyatifi olarak  yayinina devam eden bu guzel girisim icin tesekkurler...

  • 07, 2016

    Bosphorus High

    Bosphorus High

  • 07, 2016

    #Notathatfallshaswings

    #Notathatfallshaswings

  • 07, 2016

    Thanks for the refreshing trip and the memories ! #tasos #three-0 #marina @laskarie @wolfnovak #dani and all.

    Thanks for the refreshing trip and the memories ! #tasos #three-0 #marina @laskarie @wolfnovak #dani and all.

  • 07, 2016

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  • 07, 2016

    No Comment #istanbul

    No Comment #istanbul

  • 06, 2016

    Studio Work #ad5 #formofdoing #hakantahacetin #posthoc #istanbullandwalls

    Studio Work #ad5 #formofdoing #hakantahacetin #posthoc #istanbullandwalls

  • 06, 2016

    Art of #Scarpa

    Art of #Scarpa

  • #Sunday #Bubbles

    #Sunday #Bubbles

  • 06, 2016

    #WeekendColoring

    #WeekendColoring

  • 06, 2016

    Studio Work

    Studio Work

  • 06, 2016

    #Summer #Solstice #Istanbul

    #Summer #Solstice #Istanbul

  • 06, 2016

    Happy Sundays

    Happy Sundays

  • 06, 2016

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  • 06, 2016

    Finals review at beautiful Famagusta. Peaceful city with a background of war.

    Finals review at beautiful Famagusta. Peaceful city with a background of war.

  • 06, 2016

    The structure excersises for design thinking.

    The structure excersises for design thinking.

  • 06, 2016

    Resillent Valley is a tactical nature regeneration design for Beylikduzu. Winner of the 3rd prize at the Valley of Life International Competition. "This Resilient Valley can be in essence ecological infrastructure capable of providing protection from flooding and draughts through harvesting stormwater to restore the natural ecology of the valley, creating shelter and recreation for residents through using natural and agricultural systems, and finally reconnecting Beiylikduzu neighborhoods to one another through the valley. Overall, the Yaşam Vadisi project offers Istanbul a chance to slow down and build the infrastructure needed to face the growing environmental and social issues associated with rampant unplanned urban development that faces globalizing cities today."

    Resillent Valley is a tactical nature regeneration design for Beylikduzu. Winner of the 3rd prize at the Valley of Life International Competition. "This Resilient Valley can be in essence ecological infrastructure capable of providing protection from flooding and draughts through harvesting stormwater to restore the natural ecology of the valley, creating shelter and recreation for residents through using natural and agricultural systems, and finally reconnecting Beiylikduzu neighborhoods to one another through the valley.  Overall, the Yaşam Vadisi project offers Istanbul a chance to slow down and build the infrastructure needed to face the growing environmental and social issues associated with rampant unplanned urban development that faces globalizing cities today."

  • 06, 2016

    I am happy to announce we are the winner of the 3rd prize at the international competition of "Valley of Life" in collaboration with Turenscape and Praxis Landscape !

    I am happy to announce we are the winner of the  3rd prize at the international competition of "Valley of Life" in collaboration with Turenscape and Praxis Landscape !

  • 06, 2016

    Bilgi Mimarlık Bitirme Jürisindeydik @ardainceoglu @kutaykarabağ @oralgoktas #communitycenter

    Bilgi Mimarlık Bitirme Jürisindeydik @ardainceoglu @kutaykarabağ @oralgoktas #communitycenter

  • 05, 2016

    This Girl

    This Girl

  • 05, 2016

    Legislating Architecture

    Legislating Architecture

  • 05, 2016

    Garbage of previous bienalle makes a spectacular entrance.

    Garbage of previous bienalle makes a spectacular entrance.

  • Balkon kapatmanın anatomisi… #Korea #FarGame

    Balkon kapatmanın anatomisi... #Korea #FarGame

  • "There’s nothing worse than answering the wrong questions well.”

    "There’s nothing worse than answering the wrong questions well.”

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  • 05, 2016

    It is always a pleasure to be together with my gang, the young and the talented people ! Thanks to all. Teşekkürler!

    It is always a pleasure to be together with my gang, the young and the talented people ! Thanks to all. Teşekkürler!

  • 05, 2016

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  • 05, 2016

    In Milan for the #Archmaraton…

    In Milan for the #Archmaraton...

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RECOGNITIONS

  • “Alper Derinbogaz’s “Modalities of the Spontaneous” Series delivers a new way to read the stratification of Istanbul in terms of social and physical thresholds, economic developments and traces of memory on the banks of the ridge extending from Taksim to Levent; a bold attempt to decipher the codes of evolutionary character of Istanbul’s urbanization adventure.Derinboğaz’s proposal is a provocative way of experiencing the evolutionary urbanization story of the city thru 2.75×2.75m sized three dimensional frames which the viewer is enforced to spend time and ponder upon these strata unlike a passive observer of a conventional map.

  • Moreover, Derinboğaz’s new presentation method also argue that old-school revolutionary approach of modernist urbanism and its conventional analysis tools should be challenged by emerging countries’ evolutionary urbanism models and appropriate research tools.” Ömer Kanıpak, Excerpt from Places of Memory (Istanbul: İKSV, 2014): 96

  • “Our century is marked by a wash of data, flooding out of explosive urbanization. Humans and numbers, it seems, are now densely packed, dynamic, and essential. Yet with that same density, they threaten to become invisible.‘Augmented Structures’ is, first and foremost, rather lovely to look at. It’s a kind of architectural performance, in glitching, flickering contrasts of sound and light. Maybe the scale of transformation requires something aesthetic.” Peter Kirn, Excerpt from The Augmented City (createdigitalmotion.com, 2012)

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