Seda Kurt is a landscape architect (MSc) and a partner at PARCH. She graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture, Landscape Architecture Department at 2008 and completed MSc. degree at 2014 in Istanbul Technical University, Architectural Design Programme under the supervision of Assoc.Prof.Dr. Huseyin Kahvecioglu with the dissertation entitled; ‘LANDSCAPE OF LOST SPACES‘ that focused on heterotopia, non-place, the third landscape, terrain vague and photography. During this period she has been at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Lyon as a guest researcher for master studies in France (2013). 2014, she has been a part of 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial with KADIKOY TREE WALK which is a guided tour introduces tree species and tree spaces in urban dense. She has been invited as a landscape architect by ARKIMEET'14 with international speakers. She has been participated to International Conference Arch & Lit: Inter-Arts Dialogue(s) at Lisbon Nouva University Faculty of Arts and Humanities with the research ‘Visual Literacy of Lost Spaces Through Photography’ in Portugal (2014). She has been invited by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Design and History Atelier as an instructor for the workshop ‘DETACHED AND DIFFUSED LANDSCAPES’ (2016). Between the years 2007 and 2015, she has been in collaborations and took national project awards. In 2017, she has co-founded PARCH which is primarily working on design, research and publishing landscape/architecture interface issues. She has invited as a member of principal jury committee of the UCTEA Chamber of Landscape Architects Turkey for the 10th National Landscape Architecture Professional Awards with the categories of realised/unrealised project and young landscape architect awards(2018). Currently, she is a guest instructor at MEF University Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture.

2018 Jury Committee Member of the 10th Landscape Architecture Professional Awards, CTLA (Chamber of Turkish Landscape Architects)
http://www.arkitera.com/yarisma/1025/10ulusalpeyzajmimarligi-odulleri
2008 Chamber of Turkish Landscape Architects Membership
02.2013-08.2013 Visiting Researcher, École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Lyon, France
08.2007 BAUHAUS University Concrete Design Masterclass Education, Dessau - Berlin, Germany https://bureaubakker.com/portfolio/plasticopacity/

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AWARDS

2018 Equal Prize, Luleburgaz Tosbağa Creek Urban Design Competition, Municipality of Luleburgaz
https://yarismo.org/odul-detay.php?id=16&oid=11
2018 Equal Prize, 'Far From the City' Architectural Design Competition , Turk YTONG
https://yarismo.org/odul-detay.php?id=26&oid=23
2015 1st Prize as an author of landscape design project, Düzce University Urban Design Competition, Duzce University
http://www.arkitera.com/proje/4165/1-odul-duzce-universitesi-gelisim-plani-kentsel-tasarim-yarismasi
2007 Equal Prize as a team member, 'SOS' Alternative for AKM Competition
2007 3rd Mension as a team member, Konyaaltı as a team memberNature & Culture Park Competition, Antalya Municipality
2006 3rd Prize as a team member, Plastic & Opacity Concrete Design Competition
2005 3rd Prize as a team member, Çuhadaoğlu Alu’05 Competition