Tahir Demircioglu



Tahir is the founder and principal of builtd. He is a licensed architect in both the USA and Turkey, and a member of American Institute of Architects (AIA).

He was a senior associate and director of design at Costas Kondylis & Partners LLP in New York where he worked from 2000 until 2009. He was involved in design and construction of more than 40 residential towers in the city and abroad. From 2009 to 2012, he led the design efforts of John Fotiadis Architect PLLC as the design director of the firm.

Tahir has extensive experience in coordinating complex, large-scale, multi-use projects, which require an intensive analytical approach and a creative conceptualization process. He is well versed in the conditions of global real estate development and his multicultural background serves as an invaluable tool in his ability to adapt a project to international market conditions.

A LEED-accredited professional, Tahir is committed to modeling a sustainable architectural praxis. He believes that a contemporary design approach cannot afford to negate global environmental necessities.

Tahir holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Middle East Technical University in Turkey and a master’s degree in architecture from Texas Tech University.




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