Hulya Cakan


Hulya Cakan

Associate Professor

Hulya Cakan is an architect with more than fifteen years of experience. Cakan holds master degree on Construction Management from Wayne State University (WSU), Detroit, Michigan and a second master degree on Architectural Design from Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey. Her undergraduate degree is in Architecture from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.

Cakan’s experience includes new communities, mixed-use, residential, commercial buildings, church, school, Public Park and residential renovations. 

Cakan has worked as a staff architect, project manager and consultant for Hanahan-Strollo Associates at Ohio, Concrete Services Network at Michigan, Wilcox Associates at Michigan, Professional Contracting Consultants (PCC) at Michigan, Emlakbank Design and Construction Company at Istanbul and Kutlutas Design and Construction Company at Istanbul. In addition to her architectural work, she has worked as a research assistant at Wayne State University College of Civil and Environment Engineering.

She has a broad range of experience providing planning, design and coordination services for a wide variety of project types including: Northland Credit Union Building, Piper School renovation and addition,  Muciante, Fisher, Hendricks, Lappan, Shy  house renovations, Engadine Vehicle Garage, Sanborn Township park facilities and playground renovation, World Center Concrete Technology Project, Grand Lake Church addition, Michigan; St. Elizabeth Hospital Maternity floor renovation, Ashtabula County Medical Office building, North Side  Hospital, adult Psychiatry section  renovation, Ohio; Phar Mor drug store chain renovation, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania; Emlak Bank Branch renovations, Istanbul; Bahcesehir new community design, Istanbul; Halkali and Atakoy  high rise housing projects, Istanbul.