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People, Places & Events

Talking about the Turkish market insights

In the second episode of People, Places & Events: GROHE Journey, Cappadocia Edition, Serhat gives us detailed information about the Turkish market, which is differentiated by its culture and dynamics. Serhat's strong team in the region he is the leader of, and GROHE Turkey's being crowned with the Great Place to Work award by its employees for 2 consecutive years is one of the most important topics for Serhat. Details of the conversation he had with Kerem Erginoglu and Serter Karataban about the importance they attach to architectural offices in Turkey also; everything you want to hear about the Turkish market and its team is in this episode!

GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2
GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2

Serhat Sabaz


Serhat Sabaz has worked with GROHE since 2012. Currently, Leader, Turkey & Azerbaijan, MENA; Serhat develops, leads, and drives GROHE’s channel management strategy, cultivates relationships with customers in the region and specializes in full-scale project management, team management and establishing internal processes. Known for his dynamic leadership style and exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills. He has built, led, and inspired teams to succeed and has a deep knowledge of the Turkey market. 

GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2
GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2

Kerem Erginoglu

Partner, Erginoglu & Calislar Architects

After Saint Joseph French High School, he graduated from Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Architecture in 1990. Erginoğlu, who completed his master's degree at the same university in "New Building Design in Historical Texture", founded Erginoğlu & Çalışlar with Hasan Çalışlar in 1993. Erginoğlu, who has signed many important projects in Turkey and abroad, has realized projects of different scales such as office buildings, cultural buildings, shopping centers, public buildings, sports, education and industrial complexes, residences and campuses.Kerem Erginoğlu's articles and sketches have appeared in many publications and special exhibitions. Since 2000, he has worked as a jury member and visiting lecturer at Mimar Sinan, Istanbul Teknik, Uludağ, Yıldız Teknik, Bologna and Minnesota universities. In 2018, he was the coordinator of the 'Architecture for All' and 'Shift 10' project at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Erginoğlu is a member of TMMOB Chamber of Architects and İSMD.

GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2
GROHE Journey Cappadocia Edition ep2

Serter Karataban

Founder Architect, Teamfores Design

He was born in 1975 in Muğla. After graduating from Mimar Sinan University, he studied philosophy. He took part in dozens of award-winning projects on national and international platforms within TeamFores Architecture, which he founded in 1997, and Dinamo Architecture, which he founded in 2010. He has been transferring his experiences to young architects and architect candidates with the professional seminars, trainings and jury memberships he has attended since 2010, and contributes to architectural education as a project coordinator in various schools, including Anadolu University, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and Yeditepe University. He is married and has two children.

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