İlyas Engiz

İlyas Engiz, Founder of the Company, Architect MA

İlyas Engiz was born in Bafra/Samsun, in 1937, was educated at Samsun, Kastamonu and Bursa high schools and graduated from Academy of Fine Arts (İstanbul DGSA) Department of Architecture in 1966 by its MA licence (Master degree of Architecture). After his graduation, worked in Ankara between 1966-1971 with several masters as Utarit İzgi, Önder Küçükerman and Vedat Dalokay. He worked in several firms as a chief architect, project manager or partner designer, between 1971 and 1976 in Ankara, Kırşehir and in Antalya. He became a partner of contractor firm of construction in 1976-1982. In 1982-1995 he attended on building contracts and he continued his Architectural Design office according to his own understanding of design. He founded the firm with his two sons and transferred his experience to them. He gave up his active profession after 2005 but still continues on consulting to the firm. He has several awards in Architecture and also in Literature.