Ipek Türeli

Associate Professor
Ipek Türeli
Contact Information
Email address: 
ipek.tureli [at] mcgill.ca

AA Diploma (Architectural Association), Ph.D. in Architecture (UC Berkeley)

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

Canada Research Chair in Architectures of Spatial Justice

Research areas: 
Spatial justice
Urban media
Visual culture

Ipek Türeli is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Architectures of Spatial Justice (Tier 2) at the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture at McGill University. Her recent research interests include low-income housing and participatory design, civil protest and urban design, and campus landscapes and race. Her work on campus landscapes has received support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC), and Canada Foundation for Innovation. She has many publications on visualizations of the city in photography, film, exhibitions, and museums. Her research on Istanbul was awarded several fellowships and grants including that by the Graham Foundation. Her publications include the co-edited book Orienting Istanbul (2010) and authored book Istanbul Open City (2018).

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