Günkut Akin

Gunkut-Akin_profileProfessor at Faculty of Architecture , Istanbul Bilgi University (since 2010); holds a professional degree in architecture from the Academie of Fine Arts, Istanbul (1974) and Ph.D. from the Technical University, Istanbul (1985); has taught history-theory courses in undergraduate and graduate levels in the same university during 30 years (1978-2008). Areas of interest varied over time from archaeological sources of vernacular architecture to the medieval and ottoman architecture of Turkey and lastly to its modern architectural culture . Besides the variety of these more or less empirical subjects, the epistemology of architecture remained his most continuous research area. His recent published articles include topics from the 19th and 20th centuries.