Graduated from METU (B.Arch-1979), ITU (M. Arch-1981 and PhD in Architectural Design-1986), He is a Professor of Architecture. He teaches architectural design; urban design; urban design practices; morphological studies in architecture; architecture and identity; research methods courses. He is a member of Chamber of Architects, MimED (Association for Architectural Education), ENHR (European Network for Housing Research), IAPS-CSBE (International Assoc. of People-Environment Studies - Culture and Space in the Built Environment Network).
He had articles, papers and book chapters on the subjects of culture and space; housing design and assessment for disabled and aged; architecture city and identity; architectural education. He won numerous prizes in architectural and urban design competitions. He work as Dean of the Faculty of Architecture ITU (2008-2012), ITU Senete Member representing Faculty of Architecture (2004-2007), Head of Department of Architecture ITU (2000-2004), editor in chief of A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture (2004-2013) and Head of the Architectural Accrediting Board (MiAK) (2008).