Arch. M.A. Şefika Karaderi ÖZSOY

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She was born on 4 October 1981 in Nicosia. After completing primary school in Alsancak Primary School, she graduated from Lapta Yavuzlar Middle School and then 20th July Science High School. In 2004-2005 Fall Semester, she graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture. In the same year, Girne American University Faculty of Architecture began her graduate studies in Architecture, and she also gained her professional experience in various architectural offices and construction sites for a year.

Until her graduation, she entered as an assistant to design studios and theoretical lectures in the Architecture and Interior Architecture departments of the same university. In the 2007-2008 Spring Semester, he graduated with the title of ‘Master of Architecture’, with the title of ‘Comparing Architectural Elements of Traditional Anatolian Houses and Nicosia-Safranbolu Samples’. Then, until 2010, she worked as a full time teaching staff at Girne American University Faculty of Architecture. During this time she participated in various architectural workshops and symposiums.

She has been continuing her Ph.D. program in Near East University, Institute of Science, Architecture Faculty, Architecture Department in 2010-2011 Fall semester and she is in PhD thesis stage. She worked as a part time lecturer in Near East University, Architecture Department and Interior Architecture Departments between 2010-2012. Since the Spring / Summer 2011-2012, Near East University has been working as a full-time academic staff at the Faculty of Architecture. For more than four years, she has gained experience in Architecture and Interior Architecture design studios with Prof. Harun Özer. In addition, the design studio has opened a variety of seminars and exhibitions from student projects that she has conducted with academics and has been involved in 1/1 eco-home practice. In addition, she participated in the Education Conference organized by KTMMOB-Chamber of Architects.

There is one international indexed (ESCI) article, seven national symposium reports, one symposium report, one national symposium poster, and one international conference poster presentation in the academic life cycle.

She is still interested in the photography and started as a hobby since she was 9 years old. She has exhibited at many photography competitions and has also been exhibited at the Ankara Ethnography Museum organized by the Near East University under the “VII.International Photography Days” and the contributions of TRNC Ministry of Tourism.

She is married.