Isil Akgul


With over ten years over experience, Isil Akgul brings a global understanding of architecture along with a deep knowledge of urban planning and sustainability. Passionate about coastal resiliency, and circular economy strategies, Akgul has worked with the Waterfront Alliance and RETI Center in New York. An award-winning designer, she is also a fellow with the Urban Design Forum (UDF) and with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP). At Cooper Robertson, Isil is currently engaged in work on the New Museum of Contemporary Art. She just completed work at the new Breech School of Business at Drury University and the Lyford Cay Club in Nassau, Bahamas. She earned her Master of Science in Sustainable Environmental Systems from Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture and received her Bachelor of Architecture from the Technical University of Istanbul.


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