Architecture faculty member Erkin Özay, a native of Turkey
and witness to the in ux of Syrian refugees in Istanbul, is now
working to position design in support of Bu alo’s burgeoning
refugee population. His work was recently featured in a Metropolis
magazine piece on legacy city responses — including design
— to these new residents (“Refugees Could
‘Save’ America’s Rust Belt — Will We Let
Them?”, Nov. 2016).