As an Associate Director at 64North, Fatma Sacikarali is responsible for the design, management, and construction of many of the studio’s creative office, multifamily, and hospitality projects, as well as single family residences and estates. Her work combines cutting-edge design sensibility with keen attention to detail extending through construction, ensuring projects are realized at the highest standard. She also leads 64North’s interiors practice, recognized two years in a row as one of the top 50 practices nationwide.
Prior to joining 64North, Fatma was a designer at Marmol Radziner, with a focus in luxury residences and estates, large-scale multifamily projects, and hospitality projects for clients in the U.S. and overseas, including the Four Seasons Cayo Largo, a 150-key hotel and resort in Puerto Rico. At Patterns, she was responsible for the design of multiple projects in Bali, including a resort, hotel, and villas, as well as the design and construction of a robotically fabricated modular performance space, developed in partnership with Stereobot and featured at the Wexner Center for the Arts, and BAM. She also worked for the engineering consultancy Arup and Yapi Merkezi Holdings, a design and construction practice specializing in infrastructure-related projects in Africa and the Middle East. Her work has been featured in publications including Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, and recognized with Architecture, Construction & Design’s Rethinking the Future Award.
Born in Istanbul, Fatma received her Bachelor of Architecture with additional foci in Art History and Sustainable Construction from Syracuse University. She recieved her Master of Science in Architectural Technology from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Outside of work, she enjoys painting, pilates, and forays to visit family in the Mediterranean.