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Erkan Gencol
Works at Whitewater West Industries
Attended Middle East Technical University, Ankara
Lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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That's a neat idea!

Vote for \u0022Going Bananas!\u002DUsing Banana Peels in the Production of Bio\u002DPlastic As A Replacement of the Traditional Petroleum Based Plastic\u0022 to win the Google Science Fair 2013 Voter\u0027s Choice Award
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All good but I liked the gravity light the best.
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Should designers run the show rather than the engineers?
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Cute & functional, should I call it minimalistic?
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How To Build An Electric Bike That Americans Will Actually Want To Ride
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Hmm, not much to write.
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I wish I was a fish (it even rhymes)
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All inspiring, but my vote goes to Microsoft for their learing and acting before it's too late, long live grassroots design movement.
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At least you won't have the space to create a mess.
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Social media gets asymmetrical; did they really mean it?
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I recall a robot named plotter. It was when the vectors ruled, then came the pixels.
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+Amelia Sides +Wendy B +Tim Holmes +Michael Blizman  I love this list and agree, I've re-read some of these multiple times to cheer myself.  What books or novels do you read?  Some of my favorites are Ultimate Spider-man and JLA as well.    
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Product Management, Interactive Marketing Strategies
Employment
  • Whitewater West Industries
    Architect, 2012 - present
  • G+ Consulting
    Managing Director, 2011 - 2013
  • Gloo International
    Business Analyst, 2011 - 2013
  • Libart Enclosure Systems Ltd.
    Marketing & Operations Manager, 2008 - 2011
  • Yogurt Technologies, Istanbul
    Head of Production, Founding Partner, 1997 - 2005
  • Gencol&Gencol Architecture Urbanism Design Ltd
    Co-founding partner – Lead Architec, 1992 - 1995
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Currently
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Previously
Izmir, Turkey - Istanbul, Turkey - Ankara, Turkey
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technology for design/design for products/products for people
Introduction
Erkan Gencol is an architect and technology evangelist.

He is currently busy with providing design and consultancy services in Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

Before coming to Canada he has partnered in the startup of two technology companies;Reo-tek.and Yogurt Technologies. They were active in developing interactive signage system and 3D scanners, as well as computer gaminganimation production, motion capture and interactive agency services. He had mostly been busy with directing the production and product management in his partnerships.

He had also acted as a part-time instructor in Digital Design Studio and Information Architecture as well creating the curriculum for a New Media Certificate Program in Faculty of ArchitectureMETU Technical University.

He had been serving on the Siggraph Art Papers jury since 2009.

He received his B.of Arch. degree from Dept. of Architecture, METU Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Education
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara
  • YILDIZ Technical University
  • BAL, Izmir
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