COP28 marks a pivotal moment for global leaders to unite in the urgent quest to accelerate climate action. But more importantly, COP28 transcends its environmental and social significance and presents a unique opportunity for profound connection.
On October 31, as part of Concrete Love, ATÖLYE’s Co-founder Kerem Alper sat down with SYPartners’ CEO Jessica Orkin for a conversation about power, love and leadership.
ATÖLYE’s architectural and spatial design project for the DubaiFuture Accelerators Space has received an Honorable Mention in the Architecture MasterPrize!
Today at Apple and ATÖLYE, with its hands-on session series, present a program that combines technology with creativity, aims to bring about new perspectives towards the city, and celebrates urban culture all at the same time. Between October 22 – December 5, we invite everyone to come together with an inspiring community, online and in-store, to explore their creativity across various disciplines of art.
The B Corp Declaration of Interdependence “envisions a global economy that uses business as a force for good.”
The project was awarded in two separate categories, one determined by the jury’s evaluation and one by the votes of the community members.
We are thrilled to announce that ATÖLYE’s Co-Founder, Engin Ayaz, has been invited to join IDEO.org’s Board for a three-year term from March 2021 onwards.
The community is accepting applications for its second term with the theme “Creating Possible Futures.”
The event, titled “What is design worth?”, explored the strategic value of design for economic and social transformation.
ATÖLYE is a network and content partner at the imece summit that will be held on March 18-19
ATÖLYE is proud to announce the ATÖLYE Multiverse, a 3-day hub-warming event to celebrate the launch of the new ATÖLYE Dubai space in Emirates Towers.
Between January 26-28, ATÖLYE took part in a 3-day kyu-wide gathering with over 2500 employees from over 10 companies (across 5 time zones!) who are a part of the kyu collective.
An open call for innovators and changemakers: “Hack the Normal: From Africa for Africa” will take place between March 5-7!
A new initiative aiming to support creative professionals connect across the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.
Our space in Dubai is set to open up in March of 2021! We are looking forward to new members join us; Stay tuned.
We took the first days of January as an opportunity for reflection and put together below some of these moments that have enriched our journey in the past year.
ATÖLYE’s Co-Founder Engin Ayaz joins the March Jury of the FRAME Awards!
Turkey and Syria has been hit by 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
We are excited to announce that ATÖLYE Co-CEO Engin Ayaz and Head of Sustainability Gülin Ölçer will play a role in the Make It Circular Challenge.
ATÖLYE’s Head of Architectural Design Güray Oskay joins the Jury of the FRAME Awards!
ATÖLYE Wins Future of Work Award at The “Brandon Hall Awards for Excellence“
We have started taking action towards sustainability, and we want to take action and collaborate with others on making this world not just one to survive in—but one to live, and thrive in—together.
Two of ATÖLYE’s projects was awarded in IF Design Awards
We would like to introduce you to a new spin-off venture Neol—a decentralized, tokenized cohort-based learning and on-demand talent platform, powered by a curated global creative community.
Bengi Turgan Çiftçi has stepped into the role of Co-CEO. Engin Ayaz, as Bengi’s counterpart, will be sharing leadership responsibilities—as well as the title of Co-CEO—going forward.
ATÖLYE partners with Lune to offset carbon emissions and leave a greener impact on the world
ATÖLYE and Gehl, an urban research and design consulting firm based in Copenhagen, have partnered up to reimagine the urban landscape of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
On March 29, ATÖLYE took part in a panel to discuss what it means to be a B Corp, and how, as businesses, we can work towards being “forces for good.”
On April 1, ATÖLYE took part in the European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) Family Brunch to share the process of becoming a B Corp with other hub community members.
SYPartners’ Partner in Creative Direction and Partnerships joins ATÖLYE’s Board of Directors.
On March 30, as part of the Expo Dubai 2020 program, ATÖLYE took part in the World Government Summit.
We took the first days of January as an opportunity for reflection and put together below some of these moments that have enriched our journey in the past year and a half.
ATÖLYE partners with experience design studio SHERPA in the UAE for a nation-wide transformation project
An open call for young activists and changemakers: We the Youth Hackathon will take place on 11-13 December! Bring your voice to help strengthen youth organizations and influence decision-making on issues affecting young people!
Akar Şümşet has taken on the new role of London Director—to lead ATÖLYE’s London exploration.
ATÖLYE and IDEA Universal join forces to devise solutions to the world’s clean water crisis
Connect for Creativity’s second networking conference will take place in Kayseri, Turkey on December 5-6 at Abdullah Gül University.
Bengi will lead business development in regional markets and contribute to the content and client management of ATÖLYE’s large-scale projects.
“Reflections,” brings together ATÖLYE’s approach since its founding in 2013, along with insights ATÖLYE has gathered throughout the process.
The aim of the project is to enable the UAE government to offer more human-centered services.
Aga Khan Award for Architecture is one of the most prestigious awards focused on architecture, planning practices, historic preservation, and landscape architecture
ATÖLYE co-founder Engin Ayaz delivered an information session on ATÖLYE at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
The European Creative Hubs Network is born from the necessity for these hubs to network, pool resources, share best practices, and build on advocacy, policy, and opportunities.
The project is led by the British Council in partnership with ATÖLYE, Bios, and Nova Iskra, along with Abdullah Gül University
The program adopts the slogans “learning together,” “recreating yourself,” and “following the light” in its quest to imbue young people with the skills necessary to be successful in today’s world.
The story of transforming an educational institution via incremental spatial interventions
ATÖLYE partners with Koç University to initiate a Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Program: KARMA Lab
Soon, we are adding a new area of exploration next to ATÖLYE’s Strategic Design Studio and Creative Hub: ATÖLYE Academy
TransLocal Cooperation exhibition is opening on 12 March at Furtherfield Gallery, London, featuring artworks from ATÖLYE’S art and technology residence programs
Organized by ATÖLYE for Yapı Kredi, “Code.YapıKredi Ideathon: Future of Finance” will enable university students to come up with innovative ideas regarding the future of banking. Apply now!
ATÖLYE is launching a brand new project titled “COVID-in-Residence: Exploring Creative Co-creation” between July-September 2020.
ATÖLYE will be present at FOW.Connect’s Future of Work Summit with Academy Lead Mert Çetinkaya’s session and Creative Hub Lead Atılım Şahin as a speaker.
ATÖLYE’s co-founder Engin Ayaz and Dubai Creative Hub Lead Leen Sadder are going to organize a workshop titled “Community-powered innovation: Tackling real-world challenges together” at the C2 Montreal online event on October 28.
We are proud to have been an official community partner of #TheGreatWave , a first-of-its-kind festival that took place on October 16-19 in more than 30 local hubs around the world!
Connect for Creativity’s third and final networking conference titled “Creative Explorations: From Social Entities to Ubiquitous Systems” on “How digital is changing the way we relate to each other” will be held online on 24 and 25 September.
We are pleased to announce that Selim Aykut has taken on the new role of Director, Middle East to lead ATÖLYE’s exploration in the region. His previous experience in Business Design & Strategy in Dubai will help move things forward.
ATÖLYE’s Turkcell CX Lab project receives notable mention at the Core77 Design Awards among ~1000 entries in the Design Education category along with 3 others!
ATÖLYE Academy is making an open call to create a new “Learning Community” that around the theme “Navigating Ambiguity.”
Service Design Day will bring together the service design community through interactive sessions and provide a virtual space where they can connect and share insights.
A study visit took place between March 10-13 in London and Cardiff, the United Kingdom As part of the Connect for Creativity project.
Taking place on March 27-29, Hack the Crisis Turkey will help discover solutions to the ongoing coronavirus crisis by focusing on participation and solidarity.
An important message from our team on how we plan to stay connected during this period of necessary social distancing (or more importantly social solidarity), and our disposition to move work forward for all of ATÖLYE’s constituents.