Hamid Hassanzadeh founder of PA interviews with Ferda Kolatan at GAD Foundation. Ferda Kolatan is the Founding Director of su11 and an Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Pennslyvania. He received his Architectural Diploma (Dipl.Ing) from the RWTH Aachen and his Masters in Architecture (MSAAD) from Columbia University where he was the recipient of the LSL Memorial Prize and the Honor Award for Excellence in Design. Ferda has lectured widely and taught design, fabrication, and theory courses at institutions such as Columbia University, SCI-Arc, Pratt Institute, RWTH Aachen, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Washington University, CCA, UCAM, University of British Columbia, and Cornell University. He is also a co-author of the book Meander: Variegating Architecture (Bentley Press, 2011) and was selected as a Young Society Leader by the American Turkish Society in 2011. This interview was sponsored and organized by GAD Foundation and Gokhan Avcioglu.