Hayri Dortdivanlioglu

Instructor; Ph.D. Candidate


Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey


Hayri Dortdivanlioglu is a Fulbright Scholar and Ph.D. student in architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently researching the intertwined relationship between the six Vitruvian principles and his triadic structure of Firmitas, Utilitas, and Venustas through the concepts of new materialism. In a broader sense, his research interests include new materialism, design process, form generation, diagramming, formal analysis, shape grammar, and architectural representation. Besides his concentration in architecture, Hayri is pursuing the Science, Technology, and Society certificate program.

Besides his studies and research, Hayri is teaching architectural design studios at Georgia Tech. He is the co-founder and coordinator of the ConCave Ph.D. Student group in the College of Design at Georgia Tech, and also the coordinator of the International Ph.D. Symposium 2020. Before coming to Georgia Tech, Hayri received his B.Arch. with the excellence in graduation award, and M.Arch. from Middle East Technical University [METU] in Ankara, Turkey, where he taught various courses on architectural representation, and design studios.