Tahir Can Yarımoğlu
Founder & General Coordinator, EKA
He has been carrying out social impact-oriented design projects since 2019, together with the EKA and EKA Collect team, of which he is one of the founders. In the team that he is the general coordinator of, they bring together young individuals and communities with a new generation of collective work culture, make original ideas visible and work decisively to make design for everyone At the same time, he continues to work as an entrepreneur at ITU Seed with the Point application, which is an EKA project. Point is a smart city application that aims to increase the sensitivity of the person towards the environment and creates an information network about the city, which provides motivation to the user with the method of gamification.
He graduated from Kocaeli Science High School and received his undergraduate education at ITU Architecture Department. In addition to his social impact career, Tahir Can Yarımoğlu is the founding partner of Archeetect, an architecture and art sharing platform. Archeetect aims to develop professional practice and knowledge with user-oriented content at national and international level.He also participated in SteelPro and S.O.S Istanbul project competitions have first place and jury special award. Tahir Can Yarımoğlu conducts his work on interdisciplinary design innovation ,universal design and creative design.