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Isil Akgul

Isil Akgul

Brooklyn, NY, US

 
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About 

Isil is a motivated, creative architect and urban planner who worked professionally for 6 years before finishing the Sustainable Environmental Systems Master program. She has taken on the role of project manager on various projects. She is entrepreneurial, detail oriented, and organized.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Technical Specialist

Technical assistance projects with community organizations and not-for-profit clients, data analysis, static and interactive mapping, data visualization

Jan 2018 - current
 

RETI Center, Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant Designer

Resilient design in the industrial waterfront, data analysis, mapping, systems design

Jan 2018 - current
 

Waterfront Alliance, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Fellow

Reviewing waterfront urban design projects according to WEDG
(Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines) and preparing WEDG Curriculum

Aug 2019 - Oct 2019
 

Studio Vertebra, Istanbul, TR, Junior Architect Project Manager

Design and application drawings with REVIT, coordinating MEP projects and client relations

Jan 2016 - Aug 2017
 

Yagmurproje, Istanbul, TR, Project Manager

Conceptual design and application drawings, rendering, design team coordination, project management

Jun 2014 - Jan 2016
 

Trim Architects, Istanbul, TR, Co-Founder

Conceptual design, rendering, and application drawings, construction management of hospitality projects

Jan 2012 - Jun 2014
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Sustainable Environmental Systems

Aug 2017 - Sep 2019
 

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TR, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2011
 

Awards 

Eva Hanhardt Leadership in Sustainability Award (LEAP), Award

Pratt Institute, Leaders in Environmental Advocacy at Pratt

2019
 

Academic Excellence, Award

Pratt Institute, Sustainable Environmental Systems Academic Excellence Award

2019
 

Runner Up at Ignition Lab, 2nd Place

2nd prize with the Earthpact application idea

2018
 

HUD Affordable Housing Student Design Competition, Other

Final four out of 106 universities and presentation at HUD Headquarters in Washington DC.

2018
 

Multicomfort Housing Student Competition, National Stage, 2nd Place

2nd Place at the national stage and presentation at the international stage.

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills