The daughter of a forest engineer, Canan Öçalan had the chance to actually live in the diverse climes and experience the flora of Anatolia. Practicing as a landscape architect for over twenty years, she has designed and applied varied projects both in Turkey and abroad ( St. Petersburg, Russia; Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus; Yaounde, Cameroon; Kathmandu, Nepal; Batum, Georgia; Baku, Azarbaijan; Astana, Kazakhistan; Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovenia). The design and application of projects for the gardens of the Topkapı Palace Museum in Istanbul, Turkey and the new office buildings of the American consulates in Istanbul, Turkey; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovenia are the most noteworthy. She has also designed and applied special projects such as Japanese, water and terrace gardens. Her philosophy is to design projects that manifest a respect for the geography and nature of the specific regions and climes of application.

Telephone numbers:
Phone: +90 (212) 236 39 47
Mobile: +90 (532) 236 91 98

1982 – 1986 Uludağ University Bursa, Turkey
•Faculty of Agriculture
•Department of Horticulture B.Sc


1986 – 1989 Yıldız Technical University Istanbul, Turkey
•Landscape Architecture Department  ( MS. SCI)
Topkapı Palace Museum
Enka Sports Center
Kathmandu / Nepal American