Having an experience in high-rise buildings in Istanbul and London for a while, he joined Melike Altınışık Architects – MAA in 2012 and now maintains an active role at MAA as highly prominent and esteemed Design Development Specialist. Melih has always been drawn to take on complex problems that require elegant and unique solutions and is internationally recognized by esteemed peers and leading experts.
Altinisik is known for overseeing the design development and execution of large-scale architectural projects and has been a leading creative force at Melike Altinisik Architects, a leading architectural design firm that has contributed to the design and development of major structural projects around the world. He harbors a niche, multidisciplinary expertise in design development and project management that enables him to render visionary design concepts and bring multimillion-dollar structural developments to fruition. He has successfully spearheaded the execution of complex architectural design projects worldwide, including in South Korea, Turkey, and The United Arab Emirates, demonstrating the international reach of his niche expertise.
Altinisik has served as a leading participant on major projects, including the design and development of Istanbul Radio and TV Tower, Seoul Robot and Artificial Intelligence Museum, AFA Cultural Center, 30. Meridien Landmark, The Urban Carpet, Sakva Social Center, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Headquarters, Kizilirmak Bridge, SPIRA, Mellifluous, Hologra-MAA, and The Echo.
Having 12 years of experience in the sector, parallel to MAA, he also continues his active role as Creative & Co-Director at MIMMEL which examines the cross-disciplinary approach to different scales of design.
Now, he is responsible for overseeing and managing the design, development, and execution of Melike Altinisik Architects’ commercial, hospital, residential, and urban projects, including project bids and media presentations for offshore and international projects. He pays close attention to the day-to-day details involved with putting together a good set of drawings, coordinates with sub-consultants, and researches marketing opportunities.
Altinisik’s continued invitation to oversee the design of such influential projects is indicative of his elite standing in the field. Besides his ambition and passion towards the design World, having an aesthetic eye and sense for design and architecture, forms a strong bond with him and his work environment at MAA & MIMMEL.