Beyhan Bolak Hisarligil is an architect and teaches architectural theory and design at Meliksah University in Turkey. She completed her undergraduate work at Erciyes University and received an MA in Architectural Design from Middle East Technical University (METU). She received her PhD in Architecture from Istanbul Technical University with a thesis titled “A Poetic Thinking of Dwelling: The In-between in Vernacular Anatolian Settlements.” She designs research centres in Turkey and she is the author of Narrative Space in ‘The Black Book’ by Orhan Pamuk. She is currently the Head of the Department of Architecture at Meliksah University.Sevgi Lokce received her BA in Architecture from Ankara State Academy, and an MA in Architecture and a PhD from the Gazi University Institute of Science. She has taught at various schools of architecture in Turkey, including Gazi University, Erciyes University, and Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus. Her research activities are in architectural education, architectural design, history and criticism. She was a Dean at Erciyes University’s Faculty of Architecture from 2004 to 2010. She is currently a Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at Atilim University in Ankara, and she is also a founder member of MIMED.Oktay Turan studied architecture at Gazi University’s Faculty of Architecture in 2004, and received his master’s degree in Architecture in 2008 from METU. He is currently a PhD candidate at METU.