Profile of Miss Emine Seda KAYIM Freelance Researcher

Emine Seda KAYIM

I am an architect, lecturer and freelance researcher based in Istanbul, Turkey. I received my B.A. in Architecture and my M.A. in History and Theory of Architecture at Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul. After working as an editor and contributor for Turkish architectural publications, I co-founded an interdisciplinary media practice focusing on the documentation and promotion of architecture and built-environment. Additionally, I give lectures and instruct workshops on architecture and media.

General research interests

My research is based on the history and theory of architecture and urbanism in 20th-21st Century, with a special focus on the problematics of representation and politics of space. Other areas of specialty include history of 20th Century Germany, history of modern Turkey, theory of sustainability, cultural theory, new media and film studies.