Born in Izmir (Turkey) in 1975, Onur studied architecture at Yildiz technical University in Istanbul.
After working with Peter Eisenman in New York, he joined in the year 2000 Renzo Piano Building Workshop and became an associate architect. During those years in RPBW he developed various Museums which include: the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sarajevo), Isabella Steward Gardner Museum (Boston), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York) and in particular Kimbell Art Museum in (Fort Worth, Texas) for which he was in charge from early design phase to construction.
Onur gives lectures in various universities. And has recently been awarded the Young Architect prize in Turkey. Selected as the Europe’s most important and emerging young architects as Europe 40 under 40 for 2016. His work has also been nominated for Agha Khan Architectural Award and EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.
in collaboration with the Genoa Model United Nations Committee holds its first
Chair Prof. Dr. Laura CARPANETO
Univ. of Genoa, Professor in International Law and in International Organizations
22nd February 2017 | 16.30
Ex-Albergo dei Poveri | Room 19 (3rd Floor, Central Tower)