DIALOG a Multidisciplinary Design Practice in North America - An Interview with Yigit Karanfil

June 27, 2019



After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Yigit Karanfil pursued his interest in technology and Building Information Modelling processes. In addition to his architectural background, Yigit expanded his knowledge base working with mechanical, electrical and structural engineers, focusing on coordinating teams to work better together utilizing technology. He has managed and supported BIM aspect of various healthcare, retail, mixed use, transportation and industrial projects.


Yigit now the Design Technology Specialist – Technoloty at DIALOG in Toronto.  He is also an active member of CanBIM community, where he has been working with Designers Steering Committee since 2015, during which he’s had several BIM related articles published through CanBIM.



Please tell us about DIALOG.


DIALOG is a multidisciplinary design practice with over 700 people practicing from studios in San Francisco, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto. Our team includes architects, interior designers, urban designers and planners, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, and landscape architects. Our work includes designing for community wellbeing and urban vibrancy, health and wellness, transportation, education, arts and culture, residential, retail and commercial, as well as mixed-use solutions.


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