Aug 15, 2013

Nurhan Gokturk, Director of Innovation at Terreform ONE

Nurhan Gokturk is an artist and urban designer working in New Orleans and New York City. He received his Master Degree from Harvard Design School and his Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute. Additionally he is a partner at Planetary ONE where he has been a leader in various projects on urban design including, "Super Docking". Nurhan founded Hometime L.L.C. which he introduced and developed the first New Orleans style modular home. He then conceived of Project2020, an initiative ot develop 2,020 modular homes as infill strategy on blighted and abandoned lots. Previously, he held the positions of a senior designer at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, and at Kohn, Pederson and Fox both in NY. Most notably, Nurhan has been interviewed on NPR for "Dog days of Summer". He has been featured in Metropolis Magazine, and awarded Gambit's Top 40 under 40 in 2004. See his drawings at: Drawings and Projections