Taha Erdem Ozturk

Taha Erdem Ozturk

New York, NY, US

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I am an architect, designer and a digital world builder.

Currently working/playing with ML/AI based technologies and their implementations in the field of architecture and built-environment. 


Columbia University - Center for Spatial Research, New York, NY, US, Graduate Research Assistant

Jan 2023 - current

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Jun 2023 - Aug 2023

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Design Technology Intern

Jun 2022 - Jan 2023

Columbia University - Computational Design Lab (Computer Science Dept.), New York, NY, US, Research Assistant

Jan 2022 - May 2022

Columbia University, New York, NY, GSAPP Podcasts Assistant

Sep 2021 - May 2022

Archi-Tectonics, New York, NY, Architectural Intern

Jun 2019 - Sep 2019

RMJM, Architectural Intern

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Letz, Istanbul, TR, UI & UX Director

UI & UX mentor & director at a social network start-up. Got the chance to work with all the amazing people at Kolektif House and KWorks, two of the top notch start-up offices.

Dec 2016 - Aug 2017

Galata Business Angels, Istanbul, TR, Set/Stage Designer

Event design of Galata Business Angels Mentor Clinic 2017 held at Raffles Hotel, Zorlu Center, Istanbul.

Apr 2017 - Apr 2017, Istanbul, TR, Design Intern

Marketing, design and branding intern at a tech start up.

Jan 2017 - Apr 2017

KTH Event Management, Istanbul, TR, Intern

Jan 2017 - Apr 2017


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Admitted with Fulbright Scholarship.

Apr 2021 - current

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TR, BArch, Interior Architecture

3.72GPA - Double Major Program

Jul 2015 - Jan 2021

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TR, BArch, Architecture

3.72GPA - Double Major Program

Jul 2015 - Jan 2020

Lahti University of Applied Science, Lahti, FI, Architecture & Virtual Reality

Erasmus program.

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019

Auburn University, Auburn, AL, US, BArch, Architecture

4.00GPA - Study abroad

Jul 2017 - Jan 2018


The Fulbright Scholarship - U.S. Master's Grant 2020, Scholarship

Selected as principle candidate for Fulbright Scholarship in 2020. Granted full amount.


MimED 2019 (Turkish Architecture Education Foundation), 3rd Place

3rd Place - Jury Special Award in 4th Year Category

'The Bosphorus Company of Pharmaceuticals' with Assoc. Prof. Ozan Önder Özener in Istanbul Technical University


Auburn - ITU Special Program Participant, Scholarship

Auburn - ITU Special Program Participant


Concrete Competition 2017, 2nd Place

2nd place at Concrete Competition 2017 with the project "Meet Me At The Bank" in The United States.


Dean's List / High Honor Student, Award

ITU High Honour Student with 3.72GPA


Areas of Specialization