KEYM is in pursuit of source of sustainable urban life which lies in “social/cultural/economical/physical/natural renewability”.
KEYM aims to provide sustainable connections of place-science-nature-society for existing and future cities via urban renewability.
Speed, data and communication… in 100 years we have gone from the horse and chart to Mars. From the written letter to a portable computer in every pocket, where we can have a video conversation across the globe for free instantly. That is now, so how about tomorrow? For example did you know that by the year 2050 the most important resource on earth will be drinking water?
As KEYM, our role in this world of speed and information is to shape our future with tranquil, universal vision while providing our society with sustainable future and making our projects livable/viable.
Our main motivation in this important job is the projects that we realized in various regions, scales with international and national partners, the experience we acquired from the negotiations with citizens of our country and our young and dynamic personnel who always inspire us to do better.
Cem Yılmaz is a graduate of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Istanbul Technical University. He acquired his master’s degree on Urban Planning from Mimar Sinan University and also Metro Management Academy Certificate from Boğaziçi University.
He started his professional life by founding Katılım Planlama Company. He worked as Project Development Expert in Metro AG, Praktiker DIY Markets in 1999 and continued as the Expansion Manager at the same company’s Turkey branch between the years of 2002-2005. He became the Commercial Director of Multi Development Corporation Turkey in 2005 and stayed in the same position until 2007. He worked as a freelance investment advisor to international and national investors between the years of 2007-2011.
Cem Yılmaz co-founded KEYM with his partner İsmail Çakal in 2011.
İsmail Çakal worked in various local municipalities after he graduated from Urban Planning Department of Selçuk University in 1998. He has gained extensive experience in local governance – Planning – urban transformation during his working periods in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 1998-2004 and Küçükçekmece Municipality in 2004-2005. He also worked as court expert in various cases regarding his professional field.
He managed various projects such as Zoning plan works, the historical peninsula database establishment, field assessments and planning works, Planning Zones Data Automation Project, Ayazma Urban Transformation project and similar processes of planning, negotiation and implementation.
He started to give advisory services to various public institutions and companies regarding planning works after found Proje Yönetim ve Danışmanlık Company in 2005.
He has been Vice Chairman of KEYM since he co-founded it with his partner Cem Yılmaz in 2012.
Abdullah Uçar who was born in Izmir in 1985 graduated from Selçuk University City and Regional Planning Department in 2008. He specialized in GIS and CAD with an interest in planning technologies.
Immediately after graduation, he founded Aktif KENT, which operates in urban planning, urban design and real estate investment consultancy, which is headquartered in İzmir.
As of 2009, he has joined the PY Planning / Design / Investment / Consultancy team and continues his work as a city planner and general manager.
As The Director of Business Development and Planning, Uçar, who has been in KEYM’s team since its inception, continues to present his experiences to project partners successfully.
Mustafa Erşahin is a graduate of the City and Regional Planning Department of Dokuz Eylül University. He completed his bachelor's degree in 2012.
Between 2010 and 2012, he worked at Çakanşimşek Planning in İzmir. He prepared plan amendments in all scales throughout İzmir and followed up with the institutions.
While working as Assistant Real Estate Appraiser at Ekol Gayrimenkul Değerleme A.Ş. in Istanbul, he prepared nearly 1000 Real Estate Value Assessment Reports. (There is a Real Estate Appraisal License.)
Mustafa Erşahin started to work for KEYM Family as a Project Manager in the Gaziosmanpaşa Highways Urban Transformation Project. Then, he worked as a Land Determination and Valuation Manager within the scope of Elazığ Strategy Document and then worked as a Project Manager within the Cizre Urban Transformation Project. He is currently working as a General Manager in KEYM A.Ş.
She was graduated from Yıldız Technical University deparment of Urban and Regional Planning in 2006. Her professional carrier started in Istanbul Metropolitan Planning Bureau while she did her masters in MSGSU Urban Design program from which she graduated in 2009. Apart from professional life, Mrs. Şahin has also participated and won several Urban Design Project competitions as part of different teams where she took the role of Urban Design Expert. Afterwards she worked at KAYADER as planning manager of one of the biggest urban transformation projects named “Cendere Valley Urban Transformation Project”.
She has been a part of KEYM family since 2013 as an experienced Master Plan and Design Manager.
Mr. Ergüler was born in 1990 in Eskişehir and got his primary education in here. He graduated from Urban Planning Department of ITU in 2013.
He took part in projects like “Taksim Renewal Project Pedestrial Circulation” in 2012, “Besiktas Square Pedestrian Circulation” doctoral studies data and analysis project in 2013.
He has joined KEYM after his graduation and has been working as urban renewal manager. He is also a master’s student at Urban Planning program of Istanbul Technical University.
Mrs. Sezgin was graduated from Istanbul University’s Landscape architecture department with honors in 2010. She is also a masters student in Urban and Regional planning department of Mimar Sinan University.
She worked at Proje Yönetim in 2010-2011 and in various landscape projects in 2011-2015. She joined KEYM in 2015 and has since been Landscape architect/urban planner.
Aktuğ Anıl Aydın was born in Istanbul in 1988 and got his pre-college education in here. He was graduated from Dokuz Eylül University department of urban planning with honors in 2011.
He started his professional life as solutions partner in real estate sector and worked in various provinces for 2 years. He is also doing his masters focused on urban planning and transformation in Yildiz Technical University and has an expertise on these fields including the legislatory basis.
Mr. Aydin has been at KEYM since February 2016.
Ilga Cengiz was born in Manisa in 1992 and got her pre-college education in here. She got admitted to the Urban Planning department of Mimar Sinan University in 2011. She worked at EPA Architecture while studying before she was graduated in 2016 with a minor in Architecture.
Ilga is also board member of “Sokak Bizim” association. She has been working at KEYM since 2016.
Mustafa Kahya who was born in Alanya in 1991 completed his primary, secondary and high school education in this city. He won the Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Architecture, City and Regional Planning Department and began his higher education. After graduating, he made Urban Design Projects, Master Development Plan, Implementary Development Plan and Plan Renovations in Belde Planning. Afterwards, he worked in Himtek Engineering in Urban Transformation Projects of Istanbul Vatan Neighborhood and Ağrı Central Fırat Neighborhood.
Mustafa Kahya, who joined the KEYM family in 2020, continues his business life within KEYM.
Enes Şahin who was born in İstanbul in 1991 received his primary, secondary and high school education in this city. He completed his university education as a survey engineer at Samsun Ondokuz Mayıs University in 2014.
After graduating, he started his career in urban transformation projects. He worked as a field chief in Urban Transformation Projects in Işıklı Neighborhood of Çaykara District of Trabzon Province, Ağrı Central Fırat Neighborhood, Vatan Neighborhood of Bayrampasa District of Istanbul Province and as project chief in the Urban Transformation Project of Adana Seyhan District.
Enes Şahin, who joined the KEYM family in October 2019, continues his business life within KEYM.
Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Şehir ve Bölge Planlama Bölümünden 2018 yılında mezun oldu.
Aynı yıl İmar Planlama bünyesinde, İBB Kentsel Dönüşüm Müdürlüğü’nün yürüttüğü “İstanbul’un Olası AKUT Şok ve Kronik Stresler Karşısında Kentsel Dayanıklılığının ve Baş Edebilme Gücünün Artırılması Kapsamında Toplanma ve Geçici Barınma Alanlarına Yönelik Model Geliştirilmesi” Projesinde yer aldı. Bu proje kapsamında Cbs ortamında optimum toplanma ve geçici barınma alanlarının belirlenmesine yönelik model geliştirilmesi ve Cbs temelli deprem hasar ve kayıp analizi konularında çalışmalar yürüttü.
2019 Aralık ayından itibaren KEYM bünyesinde şehir plancısı olarak görev yapmaktadır.
She was born in Bursa in 1995. After completing her primary and secondary education in Bilecik, she enrolled the Department of City and Regional Planning at ITU in 2014 and started higher education. She graduated in 2019. She started Regional Planning master program at ITU in 2020.
She joined the KEYM family as an urban planner in August 2020.
He was born in 1997 in Trabzon. After completing his primary and secondary education in Istanbul, he started at Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2015. He graduated in 2020 as being included in the honors list. Following the year he graduated, he was accepted to the Urban Design Master's program, an interdisciplinary master's program at Istanbul Technical University, in 2021.
He has been working as a Urban Planner at KEYM as of June 2021.
Harun Ozan who was born in Bingöl in 1998, completed his high school education in Ankara after starting his education life in Bingöl Province. He graduated from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Yozgat Bozok University in 2020 and started to work as a Urban Planner within KEYM.
He took part in the field determination team within the scope of the Kâğıthane Urban Transformation Project. He also continues his works as field supervisor within the scope of Erzurum Narman Urban Transformation Project and Samsun İlkadım Urban Transformation Project.
He was born in Istanbul in 1989 and got his pre-college education in here. After graduating from Trakya University’s Finance department in 2010 and he started working at KEYM’s Gaziosmanpasa Sarigol Liaison office in 2013. He also managed the payments and inspections at the Karayollari office within scope of 6306 law. Mr. Bozkurt continues to work at KEYM focusing on 6306 practices, rightful ownership protocols and rental aids.
she was born in 1996 in Bursa. After completing her primary and secondary education in Bursa, she got into Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2015.she graduated in 2020 as being included in the honor list. she was accepted to the Geographical Information Technologies Master's program at Istanbul Technical University in 2021.
Merve Saruhan, who continues her education in this program, has been working as an urban planner at KEYM as of December 2021.
Norsuluv Burkhanova was born on 08 December, 1984, in Jizakh, one the state of Uzbekistan. She graduated from her architectural education at the Tashkent University of Architecture and Civil Engineering. After graduating of master degree in 2009 she started her architectural career at the Department of Architecture and Construction of Jizakh state. She worked between 2013-2015 for architectural office which is called 'Perfect Design'.
She began her academical career at the Tashkent University of Architecture and Civil Engineering in 2015. Also her PhD education is starting at the Yildiz Technical University in 2019 . She won several national awards for her projects during her educating and working period.
She carried off the Country's Best Student Project award for her project in the last year of her education. Also she has been awarded the Best Architecture Projects accolade of Uzbekistan several times for the projects which are designed in the Perfect Design office with team.
He was born in 1995 in Istanbul. After completing his primary and secondary education here, he started his undergraduate education at Dokuz Eylül University, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2016. He took elective courses on spatial statistics and transportation planning during her undergraduate education. Within the scope of the graduation project, he worked on the improvement of public transportation systems for the central districts of Bursa. Özenç graduated in July 2020 and has been working as an urban planner in the KEYM family since March 2021.
She was born in 1996 in Istanbul. After completing his primary and secondary education in Istanbul, she started the study of Architecture at Istanbul Maltepe University in 2016 and graduated in 2021. She has been working as an Architect at KEYM since August 2021.
She was born in 1997 in Istanbul. After completing her primary, secondary and high school education in this city, she started to Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2015. She graduated in 2020 as being included in the honor list. In 2021, she was accepted to the Urban Design Master's program, which is an interdisciplinary master's program at Istanbul Technical University. She has been working as a City Planner at KEYM as of October 2021
Olcay Şekerci who was born in 1992. He studied on Computer Programming at Istanbul Aydın University and then continued to WEB Design and Coding at Anadolu University.
Olcay Şekerci who started his career as Jr.WEB Developer at Enigma Analiz in 2014, continued as Senior Web Developer in Vavien Agency and Artermeridyen companies respectively since 2016. Olcay Şekerci who joined the KEYM family in December 2020, continues his business life within KEYM.
He was born in Kars in 1992. She also received her primary, secondary and high school education in this city. In 2011, she won the Department of Surveying Engineering at Karadeniz Technical University and completed her education in 2016. She started her business life in The Samsun Park Inn Hotel Project. In 2018, she took part in the Ankara Mamak Urban Transformation Project. In November 2019, she joined the KEYM family and continues her business life within KEYM.
She was born in Erzurum in 1997. She also received her primary, secondary and high school education in this city. In 2015, she began to study at the City and Regional Planning Department of Bozok University. During this period, she interned voluntarily at the İdealist Planning Office and Planer Urbanism Office. In 2017, she took part in Tak Kartal and Tak Cappadocia Projects and graduated in 2019. She started his career in 2019 within Keym and continues her work in Narman Urban Transformation Office.
Born in 1996 in Elazig, Ahmet received his primary, secondary and high school education in this city. He graduated from Amasya University City and Regional Planning Department in 2019. Participating in various vocational seminars and camps during his undergraduate education, Ahmet completed his thesis on the interaction of Society, Environment and Economy within the scope of Eko city design. He started his business life in KEYM in 2020 and continues his mission at Elazığ Abdullahpaşa neighborhood Urban Transformation Office.
She was born in Istanbul in 1995. She completed her primary, secondary and high school education in Erzurum. Atatürk University, which started in 2014 from the Department of City and Regional Planning Department of Architecture and Design and graduated in 2018. During her education period, she took part in the provincial development strategies and action plan study prepared for Erzurum-Erzincan-Bayburt in the North East Anatolian Development Agency (KUDAKA). After graduation, she volunteered at Kare Zoning Planning. She has been working at Elazig Urban Transformation Office within KEYM since February 2020.
Born in Elazığ in 1994, he completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Elazığ. After that, he started the Civil Engineering Department of the Faculty of Engineering of Elazığ Fırat University which he graduated from in 5 years with one year English education. After graduating, he started his career in Kayseri and focused on housing projects that are related to urban renewal. He has joined KEYM corporation after the earthquake on January 24, 2020 in Elazığ. Nowadays, he continues his business life at KEYM.
He was born in Ordu in 1990 and got his pre-college education in here. He was graduated from Finance dep. of Trakya University in 2014. Mr. Öztürk has been working at the main office of KEYM since July 2016.
Since our establishment we did our best plan and design places, squares and buildings to meet the needs of users. “Forward integration” is basically the next step of this approach for us – foreseeing the future needs and meeting these needs in today’s conditions…
We develop the concept and strategy of our projects by integrating the short and long term projections to our design, implementation and operation phases.
By integrating future with cities; we believe we can achieve a common vision for our country and live in urban spaces suitable to this vision.
Our biggest goal is using urban renewal along with advanced technology and engineering solutions to provide sustainable connection among place – science – nature – community in existing and new cities.
The primary figure of this process is our young and dynamic staff who are the motivators and carriers of our will to always do better. KEYM staff does its best to provide the fastest and most suitable solution to the expectations and needs of our customers by efficiently utilizing every source, working professionally and embracing the team spirit.
Aiming constant improvement in our services, providing services according to legislations and international standards, as well as efficiently meeting the requirements of ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standard form our “Quality Policy”.