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T U R K U C O L A K tcolak@syr.edu

EDUCATION

(315) 416 24 15

309 Euclid Ave. Apt:2 Syracuse,NY 13210

Syracuse University Syracuse, NY May 2018 (Expected)

Bachelor of Architecture – Dean’s List – Design GPA: 3.4 Thesis - Preserving the Informal International Study – Florence, Italy: Italian language, culture & architectural sketching. Design Workshop directed by Point Supreme Architects. (Athens, Greece)

Kadikoy Anadolu High School Istanbul, Turkey Class of 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Royal Academy School of Music London, UK

Certified in Piano instruction.

Perkins Eastman Architects New York, NY Summer 2017

PS-IS 667K: Produced construction documents and bidding documents on Revit. Generated and calculated exterior areas for energy compliance documents. Calculated zoning floor areas. Updated drawing list schedules for School Construction Authority requirements. Brooklyn Navy Yard STEM High School: Produced conceptual renderings.

Fernando Romero Enterprise (fr-ee) New York, NY Summer 2016

New Mexico City Airport: Produced representational plans on AutoCAD, Illustrator and Photoshop for publications and office portfolio. LAAM Competition: Built physical study models, and presentation models. Border City: A binational Urban Prototype: Conducted research on sustainable city prototypes, and produced diagrams.

GA Collaborative – Yutaka Sho Syracuse, NY Fall 2015

Rwanda Masaro Health Center: Made digital models on Rhino and architectural drawings using AutoCAD, Illustrator and Photoshop.

Autoban Design Istanbul, Turkey Summer 2015

Belgrade Beton Hala Fusion Restaurant (Adaptive Re-Use): Produced 3D models in Rhino, and drawings on AutoCAD for conceptual design. Re-organized the office database, and AutoCAD blocks library.

Emre Arolat Architects (EAA) Istanbul, Turkey Summer 2015

Rixos Abu Dhabi Hotels: Assisted the design team on 3D modeling in SketchUp, and built physical models for client presentations. Designed the graphics for an office publication.

SKILLS

Digital

Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, SketchUp, V-Ray, DIVA, Grasshopper; Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

Analog + Fabrication

Laser Cutting, CNC Mill, 3D Printing, Acrylic, Foam core, Blue foam, Chip board, Wood, Graphite Drafting, Sketching, Water Color.

AFFILIATIONS + LEADERSHIP

Languages

Native: English and Turkish; Elementary: Italian

American Institute of Architecture Students Syracuse, NY Fall 2013-Current Organized the weekly figure-drawing event. Participated in AIAS 2013 Keene State Fall Quad conference on “Regeneration”. Assisted the construction team of Freedom by Design - Play Perch to build an outdoor classroom for students with diverse abilities.

Turku Colak - Resume 2018  
Turku Colak - Resume 2018  
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