He was borned in Cyprus in 1978. In 1999, he had completed his four year undergraduated program in Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Departmen of Interior Design. He took his master degree at the same university in 2003. The topic of his thesis were “Water as an Element of Interior Design- The Houses of Diyarbakır”. In the same year, he went to Istanbul and worked several Interior Design Offices. after his work in Smart Furniture, in 2004, he continued to work in Windows International companies. After his return back to Cyprus in 2005, he started to work as a senior lecturer in the Near East University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Interior Design. At the same time, he worked by two years, as an interior architect in an office called Art-line Architecture. He is still working in the same university as a senior lecturer and he is continuing his phd program in Near East University. He attended an exhibition electives of “Kucuk Kara Balık” with a group work which would be exhibited in Istanbul in June 2010. He also attended a project in UNDP between July-August 2010. It was about discovering, measuring and drawing the Ottoman period buildings in Cyprus Island.
Intr. Arch. M.A. Hilmi OKUTAN
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