Emir Uras studied at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London England and Received his Masters Degree in Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCIARC). He set up Urastudio Architects in Los Angeles in 1995 and continued his practice in Istanbul until he teamed up with Durmuş Dilekçi in 2003 to form Uras + Dilekçi Architects. He is currently practicing as an architect in Istanbul and he is a professor of architecture teaching design studio at the Yıldız Technical University School of Architecture, Istanbul.

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