Turkey Design Council discusses social and economic visions together with interdisciplinary design thinking and practices. Through this process, it accomplishes its duties as an NGO by gathering public and private actors with sustainable methods.
Turkey Design Council is collaborating with Finland-based design school Arkki. Arkki has been working in areas such as creativity, design-oriented and innovative thinking for the development of children's design skills for 27 years, and find the opportunity to share this experience and knowledge with children in Turkey.
iskele.co is a video platform on design. iskele.co, which started broadcasting in June 2020, is a design-oriented video content platform. The platform, which aims to facilitate access to the resources available in the design world and to present them to designers as a selection, contains many local and foreign contents. The video archive contains content under 8 different titles:
İskele Design Platform is a public area that allows gathering, learning and producing with interdisciplinary design approaches. It aims to sensitize society to value added of design and creates awareness about this subject.
Turkey Design Council held a common mind workshop on the future of Mumhaneönü landfills in the Pazarkapı neighborhood located Ortahisar district of Trabzon.
Furni-Tur is a design platform was established in 2018 with the contribution of İstikbal Furniture and Turkey Design Council. It aims to create an interdisciplinary framework with creative design ideas and applications, especially furniture design. It keeps up with the flow of both the local and international design world by offering up-to-date content.
Design ideas of the "Artificial Intelligence Studio" project, where multidisciplinary education based on experience, project, and technology will be carried out with volunteer students and advisor architects from Istanbul High School.
Following the work on the refugee camps in Gaziantep, solutions were made by addressing the urban square arrangement and identifying the urban problems of Kilis.
Kabataş Transfer Center Square Design Workshop was organized to prepare the ground for the emergence of new ideas that will contribute to the Kabataş Transfer Center Project that creates public debate and to produce alternatives that meet the new requirements of Kabataş.
This workshop took place with the participation of 110 people who are working in design centered disciplines on both academic and professional level.
With the Üsküdar Shore and Square Design Workshop, it was aimed to open the topics of Üsküdar Shore Project to the public, enthusiasts, and experts as much as possible.
An urban discussion has been held over different field types and contexts by meeting with many people from different disciplines who are experts in their fields to re-function correctly the military areas that have been evacuated in recent years.
Hope Cities project was started with Design for ITU, Perkins + Will and Hasan Kalyoncu University. based on the question of: “How we can provide better shelters and environments for the refugees?”
A proposal project was developed with the participation and return of local people, insights of the local government, and consultancy of expert architects regarding the parking lot in Çengelköy.