Aykut Imer is an Architectural Designer from Istanbul, Turkey. With previous exposure in multiple fields, he approaches design as an interdisciplinary affair at the intersection of technological innovation and social sciences. Prior to joining ODA, he held positions at EYP and Laufs Engineering Design, where his work focused on design and fabrication of specialty structures and facades; and more recently with Rafael Viñoly Architects, where he contributed to projects in residential, civic, and recreational typologies in all architectural phases. His ongoing research interests involve investigation of architectural typologies that could enable novel land use paradigms. Aykut holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University where he studied civil engineering and art history, and a Master of Architecture with honors from Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a LEED accredited professional.