About us

Platz Architecture was founded by Banu Tanguler and Stefan Rizo to offer services in architecture and design in Istanbul, 2011.

Tanguler and Rizo have brought in their expertise from both international and local projects, provide professional service in conceptual design, consultancy and execution in a variety of projects in architecture and interior design.

Platz Architecture continues their projects now in Brooklyn, New York as well.


  • Concept development
  • Rehabilitation
  • Construction documents
  • Site visits

Interior Design:

  • Programming
  • Feasibility and functional studies
  • Custom furniture design and selection of equipments
  • Signage design
  • Construction documents


Banu Tangüler graduated from Yeditepe University in 2004, Tanguler worked at GAD Architecture, SU11 Architecture and Design and Donald Blair + Partners Architects in New York until 2009. She continued her work as a project leader in HWP Plannung-Stutgart and ARUP in 2009-2010 before becoming the founding partner of Platz Architecture and Design.

Stefan Rizo graduated from Vienna University of Technology, Rizo worked at DB Architecture, Atelier DIP and Mete Construction. He worked as a project leader in HWP Plannung-Stutgart  in 2010 before becoming the founding partner of Platz Architecture and Design.

Nikolai Rizo, graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 2014, has been collaborating with jozeph forakis … design as a senior product designer. Over the years he was involved in numerous projects through a global client base across a wide range of industries from household appliances to high-tech consumer electronics, urban furniture, yacht design. His roles covered all the stages of project development from concept ideation to design for manufacturing.

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Asmalı Mescit Cad. 16 Nilhan Kat:3 Daire:18 ,
Asmalı Mescit Mah. Beyoğlu, 34430 İstanbul
+90 (212) 258 1819

21 Montgomery Pl. #2 ,
Brooklyn, 11215 New York
+1 917 565 4581