Graduated from Middle East Technical University, Başak Akkoyunlu worked with well known architects in Turkey, in different scales of project including airports, hotels, marinas, residences.

Between 2008-2013 projects which she was the chief architect at EAA-Emre Arolat Architects awarded in Dubai City Scape Awards and WAF in different categories.

She was awarded by Chicago Atheneum  with “Europe 40 Under 40” prize in 2012.

She was visiting instructor at Architectural Department of Izmir Institute of Technology 

between 2014-2016.

Since 2013 she is continuing her practice in İzmir Alaçatı.