Dr.Gülnur Ballice obtained her undergraduate, master’s and PhD degrees from the Department of Architecture at Dokuz Eylül University, Middle East Technical University and Dokuz Eylül University, respectively. She also worked in architectural firms between 1991 and 2005. She started her academic career as an instructor at Yaşar University in 2005 and was appointed to assistant professorship in 2006. She held the position of Department Head between 2006 and 2013. In 2016, she was promoted to associate professorship. She is currently working as a full-time academician at the Faculty of Architecture, in the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at Yasar University. Her main research topics are urban transformation/renewal, urban identity, creative housing approaches, the history and theory of modern architecture/interior architecture/design, instructional methods in design studio, healthcare interiors, housing and culture.