Sakine Dicle Uzunyayla

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pillar / Cluster: Architecture and Sustainable Design
Dicle Uzunyayla


Dicle Uzunyayla is a designer and educator. She received a Masters of Science in Architecture and Urbanism from Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar. She is currently Director at Tigris, managing an interdisciplinary team of architects, engineers and designers, with a knack for discovering the intersections of design, technology, and strategy in the built environment.

Before founding Tigris, Dicle practiced architecture and urbanism at various international offices, including Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Baumschlager Eberle Architects. She has taught on the subjects of visual art, design science, and architecture at Northeastern University and Singapore University of Technology and Design.


  • Master of Science in Architecture Studies
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Architecture
    Middle East Technical University

Professional Practice

  • Founding Director at TIGRIS Design, SINGAPORE (2018 – current)
  • Oncuoglu Architects, Team Lead, Ankara, TURKEY (2012)
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Architect, Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS (2010 – 2011)

Publications / Exhibitions

  • Deng, Y., Jeffries, B., Singer, S., & World-Wide Fund for Nature (2011)
  • The energy report – 100 % renewable energy by 2050. Gland: WWF international.

Recent Awards

  • Time Magazine Best Inventions of 2019 (WeWalk)
  • Edison Awards 2018 Gold Medal Winner in Health & Wellness Category (WeWalk)
  • First Prize at Küçük Armutlu Urban Transformation Urban Design Competition (2016)
2024-07-05T15:31:58+08:00May 26th, 2022|Adjunct, Adjunct ASD|