Medine Altiok Architecture

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    Medine Altiok Architecture
    Dipl. Arch AA/SIA/AKNW
    Sihlfeldstrasse 10
    CH–8003 Zürich
    +41 78 740 22 32 

Projects — 
  1. Muslim Cemetery Hamburg
  2. Gemeindesaal Arlesheim
  3. House of Families Aachen
  4. Butcher`s House Aachen
  5. Collective Housing Gockhausen
  6. Collective Housing Sulperg
  7. New Public Library Brixen
  8. Muslim Health Centre
  9. Raiffeisenbank Wiedikon
  10. New Silk Road Park Xian
  11. House of the Arts Beirut
  12. Art Gallery Maribor
  13. Artist`s Depot Münchenstein 
  14. Collective Housing Kriens
  15. Collective Housing Hauenstein
  16. Stadthaus Adliswil
  17. Lakeview Residences Bürgenstock
  18. Brick Leaf House London

Research / Publications —
Cities, Cultures and Territories
  1. Mittelmeerland
  2. Stadtfabrik
  3. Types of Housing

Teaching —
Architectural and Urban Design 
  1. Transformation Studio
  2. Mittelmeerland
  3. Types of Housing
  4. Yamashita Pier
  5. Urban Detached Houses
  6. Teaching the Norm
  7. Pet Architecture

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Medine Altiok (*1974) is a German–Turkish architect and researcher, who graduated from the AA London. She runs her own practice in Zurich since 2010.
She is founder of, an initiative dealing with the urban transformation in the Mediterranean territory. She has been teaching Architectural / Urban Design Studios at ETH Zurich, AA London, BILGI Istanbul.


2010–       Own Practice
2016–17   Visiting Professor, BILGI Istanbul
2011–15   Program Director, AA London
2005–10   Teaching Assistant, ETH Zurich
2007–10   Postgraduate Master, ZHDK Zurich
1998–13   Work at offices in London/Berlin/Zurich
1997–00   Diploma in Architecture, AA London
1993–97   Studies in Architecture, RWTH Aachen
1974         Born in Aachen, Germany


2018– Mittelmeerland Travel Exhibition
2017   Mittelmeerland Results, AA London
2016   Egyptian Pavilion, Venice Biennale `15
2015   Architektur 0.15: Jung, Weiblich, Zürich
2013   Swiss Art Awards, Basel
2008   Atlas of the Mediterranean, Salzburg
2007   Swiss Art Awards, Basel
2007   Living in the Orient, EAC Casablanca
2000   Presidents Medals, RIBA London
2000   Selected Projects Reviews, AA London


2018   Viscous Space Conference, TU Delft 
2017   Narrative Mapping, Ulab TU Berlin
2016   Poetic Sciences, University Hannover
2015   Angewandte Wien, Studio Mueller
           Academia Mendrisio, Studio Hasegawa
           Alte Positionen Neu, BDA Köln
           Living in the City, PBSA Düsseldorf
           Oceanland, Sint-Lucas, Brussels
           Mittelmeerland, Studio X Istanbul
           Mittelmeerland, Studio X Amman
2013   Bartlett London, Studio Kendall
           Mittelmeerland, Bilgi University
           Mittelmeerland, Alexandria University
2012   Mittelmeerland, AUB Beirut
2011   Urban Detached Houses, ZHDK Zurich
2008   Positionen, BDA Köln
2007   Housing Profiles Istanbul, ETH Zurich
           Atlas des Mittelmeeres, BHSF Zurich