Prof. Dr. Hülya Turgut, having a Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture, a Master of Architecture and a Doctorate of Architecture from Istanbul Technical University, worked as an academician at the department of Architecture in Istanbul Technical University between 1984 and 2010. In addition, she studied at the Joint Centre for Urban Design in the Department of Architecture in Oxford Brookes University, England (1987) as a research fellow, and worked in the Center for Environmental Design Research in California University, Berkeley as a Visiting Scholar (1996). Dr. Turgut, working as a professor since 1998 at ITU, worked a vice rector in charge of infrastructure, building investments and managements and as well as an advisory of rectorship. Between 2012- 2015, she worked and as a Director of Interior Architecture Department at Faculty of Architecture and Design at Maltepe University. Her main research interests focus on ‘Architectural Design Education’, ‘Housing Design and Research’, ‘Culture and Space Studies’. Much of her recent research focuses on globalization and its effects on new housing trends, urban transformation and revitalization projects. She has completed various architectural projects, competition prizes, researches and her essays have been published nationally and internationally. She is a joint co-coordinator of the IAPS-CS ‘Culture and Space’ Network; under the framework of this network, she has been chairing “International Culture and Space Symposium series“ and organizing “Culture and Space Design Workshops and Student Competitions”. Dr. Turgut is a co-editor of IAPS-CSBE Network Book Series.