Ayse Esin Durmaz is a designer and lecturer. She is interested in Affective Computing and Digital Morphologies.
She is specialized in discrete timber assemblies. She has advanced experience in subtractive and additive manufacturing techniques with digital fabrication tools.
Born in 1992 in Turkey, lives in Berlin.
She obtained her master's degree in computational design at ITECH (Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research) at the University of Stuttgart in 2022 with a DAAD scholarship in the field of architecture.
She designed numerous workshop contents linked to the digital fabrication field and gave consultancy services for Industry 4.0 and IoT systems in manufacturing with kyu collective ATOLYE.
While working in the Fab Lab Kamp-Lintfort in Germany, she graduated from a cross-disciplinary program intersection of biology and digital fabrication called Fabricacademy in collaboration with the IAAC and Waag society Amsterdam.
Since then, she has been given multiple lectures in Turkey and Germany, implementing innovative technologies in building environments.
2016 Digital Fabrication lecture | Koç University
2016 TurkishWIN | ATÖLYE
2016 Future of Digital Prototyping | GE garages
2017 Industry 4.0 | GE garages
2019 Design for Good | YTÜ
2019 Arc + Design Summit | Kültür University
2020 Bio-Material Driven Design I Uretimhane
2021 OpenIDEO Istanbul Talks: Beyond The Material
2021 Beyazıt Seminars; Material Driven Design
2017 Transdicipliner Studio I Hochschule Rein-Waal
2018 Sustainable Architecture I Hochschule Rein-Waal
2019 Computational Based Basic Design | Bilgi University
2018/2020 TransdiciplinerStudio I/II | Medipol University
2018/2020 Prototyping | Özyeğin University
2018/2021 Bio-Material Design | Medipol University
2019/2021 Interactive Design Applications | Medipol University
2021 Furniture Design | Medipol University
2020/2021 Wearable Technologies I Medipol University