DMRLab is an architecture and media projects collaboration based in Montréal, Canada and Istanbul, Turkey.

Ipek Tureli

Co-founder and Creative Partner, DMRLab

Ipek Tureli is Assistant Professor of Architecture at McGill University. Her work was awarded the Regents Fellowship at UC Berkeley (2002-2007), and external grants by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and the Middle East Research Competition/Ford Foundation, an Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Brown University (2008-2011) and the Aga Khan Postdoctoral Fellowship in Islamic Architecture at MIT (2011). She gained experience in architectural practice in Turkey and the UK; taught architectural design studio courses at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, at the University of California Berkeley, and at McGill since 2012.

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Gokce Kinayoglu

Co-founder and Creative Director, DMRLab

Gokce Kinayoglu holds a Ph.D. in Architecture, Design Theories and Methods Program, with Designated Emphasis in New Media at UC Berkeley, USA, along with M.Arch (2002) and B.Arch (1999) degrees from METU in Ankara, Turkey. Between 2012 and 2015 he worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and Developer at HybridLab, at Université de Montréal in Canada.  During his doctoral studies at UC Berkeley, he contributed to numerous research projects at  Digital Design Research Group, and Center for New Media on virtual and interactive environments. These include the Knight Foundation Grant recipient Virtual Oakland: Remembering 7th Street Blues and Jazz, and Virtual Cairo. He received the Mellon Research Grant for Travel, UC Berkeley Academic Progress Award and Summer Grants and UC Berkeley Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship. He has taught courses on architectural computation and media theory at Rhode Island School of Design’s Interior Architecture and Digital Media departments. Currently he is teaching interaction design and digital representation courses at Concordia University and Université de Montréal in Canada.