Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects is an Istanbul based, independent firm of architects founded in 1993 by Hasan Çalışlar and Kerem Erginoğlu. The firm specialises in urban planning, architecture, and interior design projects together with providing assistance for planning applications. The ethos of the company is to view each project within its individual context and contribute to it through innovative architectural solutions. The firm has vast experience gained through successful completion of a wide variety of both national and international projects on a range of scales. Erginoğlu& Çalışlar Architects have won many prizes and awards for their innovative projects. These include; “The New&Old Award” for the “Salt Repository-Medina Turgul DDB Head Quarters” in the World Architecture Festival 2010”, ‘The Building Award’ for the “Turkcell Teknoloji Research and Development Building” in the National Architecture Awards of 2010, ‘The Preservation-Revitalisation Award’ for “Salt Repository – Medina Turgul DDB” in the National Architecture Awards of 2010, ‘The Design Award’ for “Tarsus Sev Elementary School Campus Project” in the National Architecture Awards of 2010 and 1st prize in the invited competition for Tarsus Sev Elementary School Campus in 2009, 4th prize in the international competition for the Turkish Embassy in Berlin in 2007, an AMV Young Architects Award in 2004, ‘The Building Award’ for the “Military School Swimming Pool Complex” in the National Architecture Awards of 2000, the ‘Art of Building Conservation Award’ for the “Tuncel House” in the National Architecture Awards of 1996 and the ‘Graphic Presentation Achievement Award’ in the National Architecture Awards of 1992. In addition to architecture and design services, the partners also give lectures and organize architectural workshops in universities across Turkey.