Hatice trained at Middle East Technical University (METU) and the University of Manchester, where she gained a high honour and distinction in her bachelor and masters degree in architecture; and a merit in her second master’s degree in globalisation, development & finance. She successfully completed her studies with a PhD in architecture at METU, qualifying in 2016 which she put a debate on the autonomy of architecture in the neoliberal and capitalist hegemony through the case study of the design codes and Bodrum housing type, which is a special Mediterranean house, in Turkey.
Since the start of her adventure with architecture, she has had the chance to work with award-winning architects like Cengiz Bektas, which she able to create her architectural and interior designs of residential, commercial and hospitality work in various scales since the beginning of her career. She had also an experience of participating in interdisciplinary projects in various bodies. Believing that practice and teaching are mutually beneficial activities, Hatice works as a part-time design instructor from time to time.
Dr Hatice has more than 10 years of experience in architecture, design, tourism, and hospitality, which she has participated across a range of scales of projects in the variety of sectors from private and freelance to public and academic. She never stops her interest with the modern art, architecture, and design, which she likes to discover the synthesis of modern and contemporary design with the traditional use, functions and context. More than this, she believes a project should appealing to human senses: be ethical and environmentally responsible in our present speed up urban lives.
Dr Hatice Ozhisar is creative, ambitious and detail oriented ‘exterior’ and interior designer having a lifelong learning and passion with architecture. Having the strong desire in art and design made architecture a solid path in her university degree; whilst succeeding highly qualified academic achievements not only in architecture but also in finance and econometrics. Hatice having more than ten years of experience in architecture, design, tourism, and hospitality, which she has participated across a range of scales of projects in the variety of sectors from private and freelance to public and academic, now continued to work on her architectural and interior design projects