Turkey's National Renovation Strategy

Upcoming Events

Turkey Workshop 4: Financial Solutions

12 October 2016

Turkey Workshop 5: Awareness

3 November 2016

Turkey Workshop 2: Buildings Data

12 May 2016

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The Dialogue Journey

Turkey will host a series of workshops and events in 2016-17 focused on the design and delivery of the national renovation strategy. These will be a mixture of national events (in the capital city), local events (in the major cities) and European events connecting national leaders with other European leaders working on their national renovation strategies.

National Renovation Strategies
April 12th 2016 Ankara
Buildings Data
May 12th 2016 Istanbul
Skilled Staff & Education
June 14th 2016 Istanbul
Financial Solutions
October 12th 2016 Istanbul
European Event
September 2016 Madrid, Spain
November 3rd 2016 Izmir
European Event
February 2017 Brussels, Belgium

Stakeholders Dialogue

ÇEDBİK Congress 2016 Focuses on ‘Mental Renovation’

ÇEDBİK-Turkish Green Building Council hosted the "Çedbik Congress 2016" in Istanbul on 4-5 Febru... Read More

Turkey Workshop1 Held in Ankara

Turkey's WS 1 took place in Ankara İller Bankasi Hall where the latest situation of National Renova... Read More

Build Upon Turkey Highlights

ÇEDBİK organized 5th national workshop on Awareness in Izmir within the Turkeybuild Fair. Turk... Read More

Turkey’s Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization hosted at Build Upon closing event

On January 17th, Turkey's Build Upon  closing event was held at the  Ilbank Ankara Conference Hal... Read More


Ahmet Acar
Ahmet Acar was graduated from Galatasaray College and Middle East Tecnical University Civil Engineering Department. He had Master's Degree in Construction Project Management in the University of Reading. He had a dissertation about photovoltaic panels in green buildings, this led his career towards green buildings and energy efficiency. He worked...
Duygu Erten
Duygu Erten is the founder of TURKECO green academy and consulting, Vice President of TGBC, President of International Relations and GREEN Schools Program of TGBC. She serves on the LEED International Committee, and advisory committee of WGBC. She is a P.E., LEED Faculty, WELL Faculty, BREEAM AP, Communities and...
Aygen Erkal
Aygen Erkal was graduated from Istanbul Technical University Metallurgy Engineering Department in 1994 and following this, she received her master's degree in Management from Nottingham University. Erkal is currently working as the General Secretary of İMSAD Turkey....
Selçuk Özdil
Özdil had his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and master's degree in Mechanical Design in METU. Özdil has been working as the president of Cedbik Board since 2014....
Hırant Kalataş
Alarko Carrier
Hırant Kalataş, graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, serves as Executive Vice President of Marketing Department in Alarko Carrier. He is the first official representative of USGBC’ s certification program which assess buildings in terms of environmental impacts and effective energy use in Turkey. ...
Sinan Mert Şener
Istanbul Technical University
Sinan Mert Şener graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture in 1982. In the same year, he began master program in the same faculty and finished his thesis on “ The Grid As A Geometrical Qualified Organizing Tool and Its Place in Industrialized Building Design” in 1984. He is...
Burak Korkmaz
Kartal Municipality
Burak Korkmaz did his master studies in Architectural Design in Yeditepe University after his graduation from Eastern Mediterranean University Department of Architecture in 2004. He is currently working as Building Information Modeling Specialist in Kartal Municipality....
Aslı Karabacak
Aslı Karabacak had her bachelor degree in environmental engineering and her master degree in water treatment membrane technology in METU. After her experience in Grontmij as a design manager, she is currently working as a project manager in UNDP Turkey....
Naz Beykan
Naz Beykan practices as a sustainability and ecology consultant. She completed the Master in Design Studies program in the Energy and Environments track at Harvard University Graduate School of Design with a Fulbright Scholarship. During this period, she worked as a research assistant and a teaching fellow with a focus...
A. Zerrin Yılmaz
İTÜ Building Physics
Zerrin Yılmaz has been working in Istanbul Technical University -Environmental Control and Construction Technologies department since 1979 and between 1983-1984 she has worked in “Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory of American Department of Energy” as researcher. She coordinates several national and international projects including EU projects about energy efficient buildings, renewable energy...

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