Volkan Alkanoglu | DESIGN: Innovative Architectural Designs & International Perspective
About the company
Volkan Alkanoglu is an accomplished architect and the founding principal of Volkan Alkanoglu | DESIGN LLC, an architecture studio known for its innovative designs. With a diverse international background, Alkanoglu brings a unique perspective to his work. He was born in Turkey, raised in Germany, and studied architecture at prestigious institutions such as the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf, and the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, where he received his Master of Architectural Design degree with Distinction.
Alkanoglu's research and design work have garnered recognition and have been exhibited at esteemed institutions like the Royal Academy of Arts in London. His designs have also been featured in prominent international publications, showcasing his talent and creativity. In 2006, Alkanoglu was nominated for the Young Architect of the Year Award in the UK, acknowledging his outstanding contributions to the field of architecture. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with various architectural practices in Germany, England, and the USA, working on award-winning projects of international acclaim.
Beyond his professional achievements, Alkanoglu has also been involved in academia. He has taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, where he previously served as the Director of Professional Studies. Additionally, he held a long-term faculty position at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, California. Alkanoglu's expertise and experience have made him a sought-after educator and critic in the field of architecture.
As a testament to his qualifications, Alkanoglu is a registered Architect with the Architektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen (AKNW) in Germany. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in the USA, emphasizing his commitment to sustainable and environmentally conscious design practices. Through his architectural prowess, Alkanoglu continues to shape the industry with his innovative designs and international perspective.