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About GAB Architects,

GAB is an architectural office founded by Emre Gürsoy and Barış Başat in 2014 based in Istanbul.

The aim of GAB in architectural practice is to research and find the most efficient space in architectural and urban context.

The partners have various of knowledge and experience in several projects types and fields. From Master Planning through data centers, industrial buildings, universities, office and mixed used projects, educational projects and 2 airport terminals.

GAB has finished 2 Data Center Projects with RED Engineering in Istanbul, which are the major 2 Banks of Turkey and also one in Ankara, which is the biggest telecommunication company of Turkey. Additionally   a 300.000 sm University campus, an Ink fabric for a Japanese Company in Manisa/Turkey. The partners has also as construction site management and design management background while keeping the architectural design as the main field. GAB has various green building experience in Turkey and also was a member of NEED4B project of EU.

Barış Başat
founding partner / architect

Barış has born in İstanbul in 1977. He has graduated from Cağaloğlu Anatolian high school in 1995 and from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture in 2000 and joined to B-Design. He has become  the master degree in 2006(ITU). He has worked as a project coordinator between the Istanbul and Bucharest offices of B-Design between 2005 and 2008. Until 2017 he worked on the educational, residential and commercial projects in B-Design/Istanbul as a managing partner. He has been invited as a guest lecturer and jury member at ITU (Istanbul Technical University). He has founded GAB with Emre Gursoy in 2017.

Emre Gürsoy
founding partner / architect

Emre has born in İstanbul in 1978. He has graduated from Pertevniyal  Anatolian high school in 1996,  from Trakya University Faculty of Architecture in 2001 and joined to B-Design in 2005. He has worked as a design manager and director Bucharest office of B-Design between 2008 and 2010. until 2017 he worked on the educational, residential and commercial projects in B-Design/Istanbul as a managing partner. He has been also working as project manager in NEED4B (new energy efficient demostration for buildings ) project, which is a collaborative project co-financed by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), since 2010. He has founded GAB with Barış Başat in 2017


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