CARRRE - Collective Action for Readiness, Recovery, and Resilience - was founded following the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023, by a group of internationally-based Turkish architects. Koray is a founding member and has been leading the ongoing panel series.
B-KD's Koray Duman was a part of the Building Museum's Conference panel to discuss a series of programs he co-organized in NYC to provide a toolkit for small and medium-sized NYC-based, BIPOC-led arts entities looking into making the jump into a brick-and-mortar home for their organizations.
B-KD's Koray Duman sat down with Osman Can Yerebakan in June to discuss B-KD's work with artists, galleries and institutions for Artsy
B-KD designs new home for Mendes Wood DM Gallery: Mendes Wood DM Galley, opened its new 7,000-square-foot space in Tribeca in May, featuring the inaugural exhibition Nosotros los otros by Paulo Nazareth.
Koray Duman and Kate Fowle, Director of PS1 Museum will discuss our recent master plan for PS1 as part of the Mid-Atlantic Museum Association's Building Museums 2021 Symposium.
Koray to teach Advanced Studio at Pratt GAUD on Instant Urbanism - Design of a Temporary Cultural Institution
“Through the eyes of an architect: Fatherhood in the city” is a new column in Esquire Turkey where Koray will write about his experience raising his daughter, Ela, in NYC. The first column appeared in the Spring 2023 Issue.
Building Hue Spaces is a 5-part series of workshops, panel discussions, and resources to empower POC-led arts entities to dream, plan, and establish stable homes in NYC. This series was launched at the Center for Architecture on January 19, co-produced by B-KD's Koray Duman and in partnership with Museum Hue and AIANY.
B-KD has been included in AN Interior's top 50 interior architects and designers for 2020.
Koray Duman contributed an essay, "An Architecture for Cultural Production of American-Muslim Identity", for the Sharjah Biennial 14 catalog - Making New Time
B-KD is featured in Metropolis Magazine on some of our favorite and most inpiring materials.
New Local: As chair of the New Practice Committee at AIA NY, Koray organized a three day symposium/ workshops, examining new conditions of locality in cities now through the lenses of public space, living and manufacturing
Koray sat down with journalist Ali Tufan Koc to discuss current urban renewal projects in New York City for Turkey's leading newspaper, Oksijen.
Social (In)justice and Spatial Practice is an on-going series of panel discussions co-curated by B-KD's Koray Duman that investigates the cultural institution's role in social justice as it relates to architecture, design and urbanism.
B-KD has been included in AN Interior's top 50 interior architects and designers for 2019.
Design Within Reach Flagship store is included in the Open House New York weekend, as part of a series showcasing projects of 12 emerging practices in NYC