ABOUT US

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Who we are

BG Architects is a multi disciplinary company where we do everything from interior design to masterplans. Since its inception, we take history and culture into the centre of our approach towards new architecture. We began our story in 1996 when Bulent Ergin Gungor established his architectural practice in Istanbul. Since then, we extended our work to different cities such as Princeton, USA, Bucharest, Romania and recently Bodrum, Turkey.

 
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Our approach

We believe that collaboration on a multidisciplinary scale is key to achieve the best possible outcome. That is why we have been collaborating with different professionals on different fields. Ozyegin University is the main example of BG Architects’s collaborations. Together with Ark, we have performed the project together for 4 years. They have been accomplishing the designing and administration inspection of 10 buildings, which constitutes the University’s Cekmeköy campus.


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Bülent Ergin Güngör - founder / M.arch

Born in 1956 in Tekirdag, Turkey, Bulent Ergin Gungor graduated from Brussels American College in 1974. He finished his architecture degree in Karadeniz Technical University where he was teaching for a short time. He pursuit his interest in architecture while doing his master’s degree of buildıing restoration at the Middle Eastern Technical University. He opened his first company Renova Architecture at 198. Shortly after, he founded BG Architects in 1996. He also opened up a new office in Bucharest in 2005.

Since the beginning of his career, Bulent undertook the renovation and restoration of the most important historical buildings in Turkey such as Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Soumela Monastery. He has been conducting consultancy for the Presidency of National Palaces Administration for many years. For him, the history and the culture is the main, most important subjects of architecture and they can not be replaced or faked. This approach has been in the centre of his architectural practice as well.

 

solution partner / M. arch - Roger Klein

As Design Principal at ARK, Roger collaborates with his colleagues on the design of educational, commercial and master plan projects within the Princeton and Istanbul studios.His portfolio includes an impressive collection of commercial and higher education projects including Ozyegin University in Istanbul, Haumao Center in Beijing, the 88 story Eurasia Tower in Moscow, Furman Hall at New York University’s School of Law, and the award-winning Harlem Park tower in New York City.

Previously an Associate Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox and Design Principal at Swanke Hayden Connell Architects and RMJM, Roger was profiled as one of Building Design + Construction’s “40 Under 40” influential individuals.

 

CONTACT

HOURS:

Monday - Friday: 10:00 – 19:00

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

ADRESS:

Istiklal Cad. Suriye Pasajı No:166, Kat:5 D:49
34430 Istanbul, Turkey
+90212 293 16 40

For General Inquiries:

info@b-design.com.tr

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