Hulya Ertas graduated in 2005 from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Architecture and completed her MA in architecture at the same school in 2011. Her thesis focused on Situationist International and their role in transformation of architecture and urban planning. She is the editor-in-chief of the monthly published XXI Architecture and Design Magazine. She edited AD Turkey: At The Threshold issue of Architectural Design magazine together with Defne Sunguroğlu Hensel and Michael Hensel, published in January 2010 by Wiley & Sons. Her research areas cover architecture’s reflections on the daily life , role of the architect, and social design.