Architecture is a reflection of our society. Everything is important from the big picture to the smallest detail in architecture. Since every single piece is playing a part of the masterpiece, every movement will cause an dissonance in the end.

Since 2011, GAD Foundation has brought professionals and students together from all around the world to discuss and plan on issues related to architecture, design, society, education, culture and environment. GAD Foundation works to affect positively practice and theory with a focus on education, society and their intersection of architecture and politics. GAD Foundation team organize workshops, arrange internships, curate exhibitions, create student exchange programmes, write and publish books, engage architectural figures with students and society. GAD Foundation is open to generous members and supporters who make possible to develop aim of foundation and grow.

Tasarım Bilkent 16'
The event orientated at Ankara's student population, is the most comprehensive design event organized by Bilkent University. Bilkent Design and Architecture Community (DAS) is this year's event organizer.


Humanizing MARS
Humanizing Mars Conference will be held on the 9th December 2016 at GADPark19. Gökhan Avcıoğlu and Head of the Space Science and Astronomy Department of Istanbul University, Professor Tansel Ak will speak about the challenges posed by life on Mars.




GAD FOUNDATION attended World Architecture Festival 2016 in Berlin with a Waffle Structure exhibition called ‘New City Forms by Domesticity’.


Architects have obsessed on exploring new forms through the innovation of new fabrication techniques for some time now. Thanks to affordable 3d printers, GAD has the technical capability of experimenting with the possible shapes that these new gadgets can bring into the architectural world.


GAD Foundation leads national and international competitions in architecture, urban design, landscaping and product design for architects, designers and especially students.