Born in Germany, he received his architectural degree in 1995 from Faculty of Architecture at the Università degli Studi di Firenze, in Italy.
On a call in 1996, he moved to Ankara in Turkey, and started to teach at Bilkent University at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.
In 2003, he joined Izmir University of Economics at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, where he established the 'Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department' and the "Department of Architecture".
Currently he is working as the head of the "Interior Architecture and Environmental Design" Department and as a lecturer in the "Yacht Design Master" program.
During and after his education period he executed, guided and developed several projects and participated in various design competitions in Italy, Germany, Turkey, China. Furthermore, he was invited to shares his experience and knowledge at several international seminars, conferences and workshops, as well as in international journals and articles.
"Du hast, bist und lebst den Wert den du dir selbst gibst." markus2008