Murat Soygenis, a Founding Partner and Principal of S+ ARCHITECTURE is an architect and professor.
He studied architecture in Istanbul and the University at Buffalo (SUNY). He worked as a licensed architect in USA before he co-founded own architectural studio in 1990. His work includes both industrial and residential projects, as well as urban design projects, proposals for post-disaster housing. During his teaching career at YTU, he has served as Dean of School of Architecture and received academic awards for his contributions to profession.
Soygenis has given numerous lectures in many countries and participated in exhibitions and juries. His projects have been exhibited at American Institute of Architects in Baltimore (1990, 2002, 2015), School of Architecture and Planning Gallery at the University at Buffalo (2002), the Polytechnic University of Turin (2007), the Milan Build Up Expo (2007) , the House of Architects in Moscow (2008) and in many cities in Turkey throughout the years.
He is the author of numerous books and articles including Yapi 1-2-3-4 / Construction 1-2-3-4 (2005), Istanbul: Bir Kent Yorumu / An Urban Commentary (2006), Utopias for Istanbul (2011), Platform for Architecture (2011).
Soygenis is a member of UIA Chamber of Architects in Istanbul, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).