Volkan Alkanoglu is a designer based in Portland, Oregon where he is the founding principal of the practice VA | DESIGN LLC. His work is focused on the pursuit of novel form through spatial, material and technological explorations.
Recent work has been permanently installed in several institutions within the Unites States including Clemson University, Boston - Clippership Wharf, University of Maryland in Baltimore, Yeshiva Museum in New York, Fort Lauderdale International Airport, University of Oregon in Eugene, Salt Lake Community College, Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Washington Metropolitan Police Training Facility, Fort Lewis College in Durango and the University of Colorado in Denver.
Within his academic background, Volkan Alkanoglu was previously appointed as the Director for Graduate Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA and was design faculty at SCI-Arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, CA and Harvard University, Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, MA.
Volkan Alkanoglu is a LEED Accredited Professional in the USA.
VA | DESIGN is currently commissioned on a range of projects in California, Iowa, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Texas.