Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Turkey to Hold its Inaugural Chapter Event

Istanbul International Finance Center Ziraat Buildings, expected to be completed in 2020. 

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Click to See Speaker Information:
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Location: Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
Merkez Mahallesi, Silahşör Cd. No:42, 34381 Şişli
İstanbul, Turkey

Organizer: CTBUH Turkey


CTBUH Turkey is excited to hold its inaugural chapter event at the Hilton Istanbul. Building upon the theme of Tall & Green, the event will cover green strategies being applied to tall buildings in the region, as well as current and future tall projects in Turkey. A keynote speech will open the proceedings, followed by two sessions comprising three speakers. Each session will be led by a moderator, and the speakers will be a mix of international architects, consultants, and university professors.

We look forward to seeing you!


6:00 p.m.    Registration, Refreshments & Canapés

7:00 p.m.    Opening – Keynote Speakers:
                     Steve Watts, CTBUH
 Chairman & Treasurer, Partner, alinea Consulting
                     Abrar Sheriff, CTBUH
 Trustee, President & CEO, Turner International

7:30 p.m.    Presentation – Green Approaches on Tall Projects in Turkey
                     Moderator: Dr. M. Emre Çamlıbel, Co-Founder & Chairman, Re-pie Real                                 Estate Fund Management

                     Speaker: Emre Ilıcalı, Co-founder, Altensis
                     Speaker: Cemil Yaman, Co-Founder, ERKE
                     Speaker: Ayşe Erktin, Partner, HAS Architects

8:30 p.m.    Break, Refreshment & Canapés

8:45 p.m.    Presentation – Tall Projects in Turkey

                     Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kutay Orakçal, Associate Dean of the School of                            Engineering, Boğaziçi University
                     Speaker: Yusuf Zahit
Gündoğdu, President, Miyamoto International Turkey
Mehmet Emin Çakırkaya, Executive Partner,Tekeli-Sisa

                     Speaker: Sotiris Tsoulos, Managing Partner, RMJM

9:45 p.m.    Cocktails & Canapés

RSVP: Space for this event is limited. Please contact to register.