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ELIF ONGUT

ELIF ONGUT

Istanbul, TR

 
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About 

Recent graduate from Edinburgh University, MA (Hons) Architecture course with the RIBA Part 1 qualification. Specialised on the industrial building typology with a focus on the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Architecture in Dissertation. The final design project "Hortus Conclusus" investigated the geological properties of a coal mine outside Edinburgh to propose a Botanical Garden and a Herbarium in symbiotic relationship.

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Employment 

Foster + Partners, London, GB, Architectural Assistant 1

Aug 2019 - current
 

Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects, Tokyo, JP, Part 1 Architectural Assistant

Three-month long internship at Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects
Projects that I have contributed to are:
Manila Church, Philippines
Gora Restaurant, Japan
NAP Ebisu Building, Tokyo
Cocoon Factory, Hiroshima
House in Chiba, Tokyo
Toranomon Project, Tokyo
Boston Mansion

Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
 

Erginoglu & Çalışlar Architects, Istanbul, TR, Architectural Assistant

Three-month long internship at Erginoglu & Calislar Architects
I was part of the design team for the ESLAB project at Ozyegin University, Istanbul. The tasks mainly required the use of Rhino3D, AutoCAD and SketchUp softwares. I also contributed to the SABA Krepost, Bulgaria project.

Mar 2016 - May 2016
 

Selin Maner Architects (SMA), Istanbul, TR, Intern

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Istanbul Foundation for Culture & Art (IKSV), Istanbul, TR, Jazz Festival Hostess

Volunteered work at the 21st Jazz Festival of Istanbul

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
 

SUPERPOOL, Istanbul, TR, Intern

I was interning for Columbia Graduate School of Architecture Preservation Planning (GSAPP) Studio-X Istanbul and was contributing to artist Memed Erdener’s project for BMW Guggenheim Lab: Extrastruggle (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsOmkP6EIrk) and Superpool’s Mapping Istanbul Project

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Education 

The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Masters, MA (Hons) Architecture

Four-year-long MA (Hons) Architecture course at the University of Edinburgh
Acquired RIBA Part 1 qualification

Sep 2013 - Jul 2017
 

Enka High School, Istanbul, TR, High School, International Baccalaureate (IB)

Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
 

Awards 

Le Prix de Français, 1st Place

International Baccalaureate (IB) French B. High School Graduation Award

2013
 

Economics Award, 1st Place

International Baccalaureate (IB) Economics. High School Graduation Award

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills