Ilkay C Standard

New York City Chapter Member

GENX, Innovation Leader | New York City, United States


Ilkay Standard is founder of GENX Design and Technology, a new-generation company based in New York City, with offices in Istanbul and partners in London and Sofia. GENX aims to be a modern innovation hub, committed to taking part in leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution at a global scale.

In addition to advancing BIM experience in high-rise and large-scale projects, GENX teams are leading Generative Design and Automation through the CATIA and 3ds platforms. As a service company, GENX focuses on outcomes, not just as a “product” but also as a “process,” by bringing aerospace and automotive technologies to the AEC industry. GENX is one of very few Dassault Solution Partners serving the AEC industry in New York City.

Prior to GENX, Standard was an Associate Partner at KPF, where she led multiple award-winning projects, both locally and globally. She is currently leading multiple…

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CTBUH Designated Expert


New York City Chapter, Board Member (2021 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)

Future Leaders Committee, New York City, Co-Chair (2018)

Young Professionals Committee, New York City, Co-Chair (2014 – 2018)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Australia 2017; Chicago 2019)


27 May 2020

What does the Future Hold for the Construction Industry?

The construction and real estate industries, already in the midst of adjusting practices to an increasingly digital influence, realized a new urgency with the onset...


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09 April 2020

Takeaways from WFH: How the AEC Industry is Dealing with Remote Working

The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee held a virtual program that examined the ways in which the AEC industry is responding to and enabling...


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08 August 2017

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the...


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