Aysima Akın, Co-Director

She received her undergraduate degree from Yıldız Technical University (YTU) in 2019, followed by MSc. degree from MEF University in 2021. She worked in various offices in İstanbul. In 2019, she participated in various exhibitions and discussion panels within the scope of LFA (London Festival of Architecture) and, contributed to the organization of the discussion "Open Boundary" organized by MeMALondon at the Turkish Trade Center, and took part as a speaker. She won the TUBITAK BIGG 1512 Entrepreneurship Support Program grant with a micro-living unit called Volu-te, which she designed together with her friends from the first cycle of AAP. Subsequently, she founded Alter8 Research and Development Studio together with her friends and continues to produce projects.