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Neyran Turan (NEMESTUDIO): Architecture as Measure

NEMESTUDIO, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design

Responded by Maja Ozvaldic

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Neyran Turan is an architect and a founding partner at NEMESTUDIO. She is currently an associate professor at the Department of Architecture at the University of California-Berkeley. Her work focuses on alternative forms of environmental imagination within architecture and their capacity for new aesthetic and political trajectories within architecture and urbanism. She holds a Doctor of Design from Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), a Master of Environmental Design from Yale University School of Architecture, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Istanbul Technical University. Neyran is founding chief-editor of the Harvard GSD journal New Geographies, which focuses on contemporary issues of urbanism and architecture, and is the editor-in-chief of the first two volumes of the journal: New Geographies 0 and New Geographies: After Zero. Her recently published book Architecture as Measure (ACTAR Publishers, 2020) has been awarded by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Turan has been the curator of the Pavilion of Turkey in the 2021 Venice Biennale 17th International Architecture Exhibition.