Monday, October 9, 2017

Koray Duman, AIA, LEED AP

Principal, Büro Koray Duman
Lecture Title: "Public Speculations / A Design for Civic Engagement"
Lecture Info: 
Monday, October 9, 2017
Reception at 5:00 p.m., Blicharski Atrium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Lecture to follow at 5:30 p.m., Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall 
Max Abramovitz Distinguished Lecture

Koray Duman, AlA, LEED is principal at Büro Koray Duman in New York City. Originally from Turkey, Duman earned a bachelor’s in architecture from the Middle Eastern Technical University. He furthered his studies at the University of California Los Angeles’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design with a master’s degree in architecture. Prior to establishing his own firm, he was lead architect for several museum and institutional projects around the USA. He is a professor at Parson’s New School and is a registered architect in New York State and Turkey.

Büro Koray Duman is an idea-driven, international architectural practice that brings together both analytical and playful approaches to a broad range of projects. The studio recently completed a master plan and a new exhibition space for the Richard Prince Foundation in upstate New York. In 2014, a studio building and sculpture garden in Harlem for artist Richard Prince and the new flagship stores for Design Within Reach , both designed by Buro, opened their doors to the public. Current works include a prototype for an Islamic Cultural Center and master planning and an addition a Museum in New York City. Büro was honored with Emerging Firm of the Year by Architizer 2017 A+ Awards.