Salon, award winning architecture studio, produce designs and studies in the fields of architecture, art, interior design and urbanism. Salon is headed by Alper Derinbogaz as a design practice with emphasize on projects of creative, social and urban values. With projects worldwide, the firm’s work ranges in scale from residential, institutional, and civic buildings to large urban planning projects.
“Alper Derinboğaz, award winning architect, founded the Salon in 2009 as an architecture practice in İstanbul. Derinbogaz studied in ITU and he won the UCLA Graduate Award for his master’s studies that he completed in UCLA. He worked on the museums, towers and campus projects as a senior architect in Los Angeles. He won prizes in architecture competitions and became a jury member at the international competitions. He realized the public space projects that incorporate the new technologies at large scales. The following years three of his built works were selected in the Best Architecture of the Year Selection, and received the Arkitera Young Architect Award in 2011. Derinbogaz has received international awards and honors, including the A+ Architizer Award 2015, and the Plan Award for Innovative Architecture for his projects. Derinbogaz represented Turkey in the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale in its debut year of the Pavilion of Turkey in 2014. Currently he heads the work of Salon and runs the Vertical Living architectural design studio at the Istanbul Technical University as an adjunct professor.”

Main projects:
Modalities of the Spontaneus – Venice Biennale, Pavilion of Turkey, Venice, Italy – 2014
CTHB Office – Istanbul, Turkey – 2013
Panorama – Istanbul, Turkey – 2011
Gate, Culture – Istanbul, Turkey – 2011
Augmented Structures – Istanbul, Turkey – 2011

Project work in progress:
Istanbul City Museum – Istanbul, Turkey – 2015
Şişli Central – Istanbul, Turkey – 2015
Şişli Park Tower – Istanbul, Turkey – 2015
Mist Towers – Istanbul, Turkey – 2014
K.Camlica Tower – Istanbul, Turkey – 2014


Project selected for Archmarathon: AUGMENTED STRUCTURES