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Tulay Atak

Adjunct Associate Professor


Architect and architectural historian; work focuses on questions of modern urbanism in a global context; studied critical theory in Paris for a year at the EHESS; pursued research in India and Switzerland; conducted fieldwork in Chandigarh as part of the Getty Research Institute's project on Museology and the Colony; recently worked as part of a team of scholars archiving the work of the structural engineer Heinz Isler for the ETH in Zurich; publications in journals and edited volumes such as Future Anterior, PMLA, JAE, JSAH, Invention d'une Architecte, and Construction Savante; has curated exhibitions at Cornell and the BSA; has also taught at SCI-Arc, Cornell, and RISD.

B.Arch., Middle East Technical University; Ph.D., EHESS, UCLA.