Han Tümertekin is a practicing architect based in Istanbul. In addition to Istanbul, Atelier Han Tümertekin is settled in Strasbourg in 2014. His work includes projects primarily in Turkey, as well as in Netherlands, Japan, United Kingdom, France, China, Mongolia and Kenya.
Mr. Tümertekin was trained in architecture at Istanbul Technical University and graduated from the University of Istanbul. In addition to his built work, he has been teaching architecture since 1992 at several universities, such as; Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris. He is among the founders of the graduate programme in architecture at Bilgi University, Istanbul.
Han Tümertekin’s work have been widely published in international architectural journals and a monograph of his work was published by Harvard University Press in 2006.
Recipient of several architectural prizes, Tümertekin was presented a 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the B2 House. He served on the Aga Khan Awards as a master jury member for 2004-2007 cycle and a steering committee member from 2004 till 2016 .
Mr. Tümertekin became the first Turkish architect invited and exhibited to the main exhibition of Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2021.