Aras Burak



AA Dipl. ARCHITECT (RIBA 2)

Born 1985 Boston, Massachusetts. Studied BSc Architecture at University of East London (2003 – 2007) completing his RIBA 1. Worked at Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam (2007 – 2008) Gained his RIBA Part 2 after studying at Intermediate and Diploma Schools of the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture (2008 – 2012). Aras moved to Los Angeles in 2013 and worked at Dan Brunn Architects. Worked on James Jean’s House before moving to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for joining back to Office for Metropolitan Architecture (2015 – 2016). Worked on some of the key projects of the firm in the region like Education City Headquarters in Doha in the team led by Ellen van Loon, Kunle Adeyemi and Concrete in Alserkal in the team led by Iyad Alsaka, Kaveh Dabiri. Nominated for MoMA Young Architect Program in Istanbul 2017 and Young Architect of the Year for Middle East 2018 by Architect Magazine in 2018.

(Photographed by Korhan Karaoysal)

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RECOGNITION

JURY / TEACHING

  • 2020 – AUD – American University of Dubai – Visiting Critic, Final Reviews – taught by Ignacio Nieto de la Cal and Ghada Yaiche
  • 2019 – If-ideasforward e.30 – 24H Competition Jury – Aras Burak
  • 2018 – If-ideasforward e.21 – 24H Competition Jury – Aras Burak
  • 2018 – AUD – American University of Dubai – Visiting Critic for Project 100 Ideas for Alserkal Avenue instructed by Ghada Yaiche

PUBLISHED – ARAS BURAK

  • dezeen.com/… (2017) – OMA Alserkal Concrete
  • archdaily.com/… (2017) – OMA Alserkal Concrete
  • Laban Centre by Herzog & de Meuron (March) Portfolyo YTY (2005)
  • Rem Koolhaas and Content (April) Portfolyo YTY (2005)
  • Rem Koolhaas and Content (April) Portfolyo YTY (2005)
  • Cocuk ve Mimarlik (January) Arredamento Mimarlik (2000)