2 November 2018
İTÜ, The Faculty of Architecture, Taşkışla 126 | 16:30-20:00

This symposium, organized as a parallel event to the exhibition “Watershed” that took place in The Circle between 1 November – 31 November 2018 aimed to raise awareness about the water problems and attempted to present ecological solutions. The participants discussed the water problems and possible solutions from a variety of perspectives.


16:30 – Opening Speech: Selçuk Avcı and Yüksel Demir

17:00 – David Turnbull: PITCHAfrica

17:45 – Sinem Dişli: Currents 

18:00 – 18:15 – Tea Break

18:15 – 20:00 – Panel Discussion


Aslıhan Demirtaş: Master in Architecture, Kadir Has Üniversitesi

Selçuk Avcı: Master in Architecture, Avcı Architects 6: Partners

Yüksel Demir: Associate Professor, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Sinem Dişli: Visual Artist

Nevzat Sayın: Master in Architecture, Co-Founder, Bilgi Üniversitesi, The Deparment of Architecture, Graduate Program

 Akgün İlhan: Environmental Scientist, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi

Pınar Mengüç: Professor, The Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, The President of the Center for Energy, Environment and Economy, Özyeğin Üniversitesi

David Turnbull: Senior Research Fellow University of Portsmouth, UK / the founder of PITCHAfrica

Zuhal Ulusoy: Professor, The Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Bilgi Üniversitesi

Rudy De Waele: Futurist