Harun Ekinoglu

Visiting Researcher, Urban Design Lab


Harun Ekinoglu is an urban designer. He received a Bachelor’s from Bilkent University on Urban Design in 2006 and a Master’s from Polytechnic University of Milan on Urban Planning and Policy Design in 2009, where he graduated with honors. In 2006, he was the recipient of a UNESCO honorable mention award for the “Historic District Renewal and Design Strategy” urban design competition for UNESCO and UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum III. In previous years, he played an active role in various national and international industrial design and urban design competitions within the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. A PhD Candidate in Urban Planning at Istanbul Technical University and a TÜBİTAK Fellowship Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, Ekinoglu’s research interests incslude urban spatial analysis and participatory design.

B.A. Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Bilkent University, 2006; M.S. (Hons) Urban Planning and Policy Design, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy, 2009