Fatma Tanış is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Architecture and
the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.
She is a licensed and specialist conservation architect registered with
the Chamber of Architects İzmir. After living in Bodrum, İzmir, Porto,
and Hamburg, where she deepened her interest in port cities, she
embarked in Delft to pursue her doctoral research on port city culture
in İzmir. Prior to Delft, she trained as an Architect in Istanbul and
Stuttgart. She holds two Master’s degrees in Architecture History (ITU),
and Restoration-Evaluation of Historic Urban Sites (MSGSU). In her
doctoral project, she combined her personal interest in literary writing
with her interdisciplinary background to explore İzmir from a
cross-cultural perspective. She is currently working on the book
production for her complete manuscript, and editing a themed issue of
Spool, the journal for Architecture and the Built Environment, indexed
in Google Scholar, the DOAJ, and Scopus.