Engin Ayaz is a transdisciplinary designer with background in engineering, architecture, sustainability and interaction design.

Currently, Engin is the Chief Design Officer at ATÖLYE Labs, a design studio based in Istanbul. One of the major projects is to establish a design-led social incubator, entitled ATÖLYE Istanbul. He is also a part-time instructor in Bilgi University Architecture department, teaching an elective design studio entitled Transdisciplinary Urban Interventions (TDUI).

Engin is a graduate from NYU Tisch ITP, where he focused on creating public installations, interactive data visualization pieces and co-creation spaces. Engin has also worked on spatial media projects with potion design and as a design researcher and sustainability consultant for building and planning projects at Arup. Prior to that, Engin received a BS degree in Structural Engineering and Architectural Design from Stanford University.

Engin's work has been published in Architizer, Creators Project, Infosthetics, ArchDaily, XXI, GOOD Magazine, Atlantic Cities, Datavisualization.ch, Notcot and Make Magazine, among others. He exhibited at various NYU ITP shows, Grey Area Arts Foundation, 319 Scholes Gallery and Dumbo Arts Festival; and presented his work at conferences in Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Istanbul. Engin also has assisted courses at Stanford University, California College of Arts and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and received project fellowships from US Environmental Protection Agency and Merage Foundation.

This portfolio website contains samples from his professional, academic and personal work. Please get in touch with any inquiries and feedback (engin@enginayaz.com).

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