Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor
Born in Switzerland, Gonca Paşolar cofounded EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture in 2004. Ever since, her contribution to EAA’s presence has been shown in exhibitions and lectures worldwide in addition to her jury duties in various national and international competitions. Paşolar currently holds the position of Managing Partner for the practice’s New York, London and Istanbul offices. She received the European Center for Architecture’s 40 under 40 award in 2010 and was one of the five nominees for AJ’s Women Architects of the Year Award in 2015. She is well known for some of the recent installations of the practice, including “ist-on situations” exhibition at RIBA in London (2015), “arch I strata I antioch” for the 15th International Architecture Biennale in Venice (2016), and “Contrasts” for the Complements and Dichotomies exhibition of YAI in Miami (2017).
EducationMArch Middle East Technical University
PracticeEAA—Emre Arolat Architecture