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Mehmet Metin Polat - Turkey

Mehmet Metin Polat, 9016 Architecture, Turkey  

Born in 1984 in Adana, Mehmet Metin Polat graduated from Kadikoy Anatolian High. He completed the architectural undergraduate program at Bahcesehir University in 2008.

After that, he earned his Master’s in Architectural Design from Istanbul Bilgi University and co-founded 9016 Architecture with Bilge Altug in 2011.

He earned awards in national and international competitions during his career, where he has been experimenting with creating a plain architectural style. 9016 is an Istanbul-based architecture and design studio established by Mehmet Metin Polat and Bilge Altug in 2011. Within its practice, 9016 seeks to design spaces about their locality and user(s) by forming a pure, plain architectural language.

Furthermore, the studio works to create new ideas on various building typologies and categories while providing project management and construction services and preparing all design stages. Since its foundation, 9016 has been awarded several times and continues participating in national and international competitions.

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