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Bio

Serhat Yildiz is an architect, designer from Istanbul living and working in Vienna. He practiced at Istanbul, Milano, Amsterdam, Miami, and Los Angeles. His ultimate goal is to advance sustainable life and increase environmental qualities on Earth with data-driven design.

In his professional career, he has done key contributions for many international works, major awards, and competition winner projects including Medical University of Vienna, Red Bull Munich Sports Complex, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Hong Kong Pavilion in Venice Biennale 2018, AIA Florida Merit Award for Billboard Building, and AIA Miami Divine Detail Award for The Betsy-Carlton Hotel.

He had studied at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Politecnico di Milano and Istanbul Kultur University. During his education, he received several merit-based scholarships. He was a volunteer partner at Hats off For Cancer organization and a member of UCLA Surf Team.

 

Honors & Awards

2018 Designer for MedUni Vienna Competition First Phase Winner, Baumschlager Eberle.

2018 Designer for AIA Miami Honor Award, The Louver Building, Shulman + Associates.

2018 Designer for AIA Miami Honor Award, Chabad of the Venetian and Sunset Islands, Shulman + Associates.

2018 Designer for Dade Heritage Trust Annual Preservation Award, Billboard Building, Shulman + Associates.

2017 Google Developer Challenge Scholarship Front-End Web Developer, Google and Udacity.

2017 Designer for AIA Florida Merit Award, The Billboard Building, Shulman + Associates.

2017 Designer for AIA Miami Divine Detail Award The Betsy-Carlton Hotel (The Orb), Shulman + Associates.

2017 Designer for Better Beach Awards - Innovative Architecture Platinum Award, The Betsy-Carlton, Shulman + Associates.

2017 Designer for Miami Hospitality Design - Best Overall Hotel Award, The Betsy-Carlton, Shulman + Associates.

2016 Designer for AIA Miami Merit Award, Bakehouse Art Complex, Shulman + Associates.

2015 Designer for AIA Miami Merit Award, Santa Barbara Hotel, Shulman + Associates.

2014 International Young Planning Professionals Award, elCASC Workshop.

2014 Amsterdam Academie van Bouwkunst Full Merit-Based Scholarship, IP Design in Urbanism Summer Program.

2014 Istanbul Kultur University, B.Arch with Honors.

2012 Erasmus Full Merit-Based Scholarship with 1st place, Exchange Student for Politecnico di Milano.

Exhibition & Publications

2018 Venice Biennale, Hong Kong Pavilion 100 x 100 Towers, Venice, Italy.

2017 Soul of the city; Walls at MARMO+MAC, September 27-30, Verona, Italy.

2016 Cyber-Physical Models and Prosthetic Designs Exhibit at UCLA, December 12-23, Los Angeles, California.

2015 Art Basel Miami Meetinghouse Exhibit, Shulman + Associates, December 7-25, Miami, Florida.

2015 Top Ten Images on Archinect’s “Student Work”, Eyup Hill Center by Serhat Yildiz.

2015 Archiprix-TR, Thesis Projects of the Year, Neighborhood Marine Bayramoglu 5th Project.

2014 Archiprix-TR Exhibit, December 5, Istanbul, Turkey.

2014 Two Countries Two Temples. Afaq Khoja Complex and Sehzade Complex, chinarc.net, Architecture and Urban Design in Chinese Cities instructed by Zhen Chen.

2014 The Pearl of Istanbul: Eyup Hill Center, Megaron Yildiz Technical University Architecture Magazine.

2011 The Pearl of Istanbul: Eyup Hill Center Exhibit, June 10-25, Eyup Municipality Istanbul, Turkey.