Murat Tabanlıoğlu (RIBA, Chartered Member, Int'l. Assoc. AIA) graduated from Vienna Technical University 1992 with a degree in Architecture. He founded Tabanlıoğlu Architects in partnership with Dr. HayatiTabanlıoğlu in Istanbul in 1990. In addition to his practice, Murat lectures at Istanbul Bilgi University, along with various international platforms, and is an in demand juror for such awards programs as the AIA and WAF and served on the Master Jury for the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. In 2014, Murat was the curator of the first Pavilion of Turkey at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2015, he was the curator of the “Port City Talks.Istanbul.Antwerp” exhibition at Mas Museum, Antwerp as one of the major events of Europalia Turkey.