Han Tümertekin is a practicing architect based in Istanbul. His work include projects primarily in Turkey, as well as in Netherlands, Japan, United Kingdom, France, China, Mongolia and Kenya.
Mr. Tümertekin was trained in architecture at Istanbul Technical University and graduated from the University of Istanbul. In addition to his built work, he has been teaching architecture since 1992 at several universities, such as; Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris. He is among the founders of the graduate programme in architecture at Bilgi University, Istanbul, where he still teaches.
Mr. Tümertekin’s work have been widely published in international architectural journals and a monograph of his work was published by Harvard University Press in 2006.
Recipient of several prizes of architecture, Tümertekin was presented a 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the B2 House. He served on the Aga Khan 2007 Master Jury and he is a member of the awards steering committee.