We are researchers, architects, designers & strategists, co-creating a future that sustains for people and the planet.

Inanc Eray


Pinar Guvenc


Merve Guven


Irem Gocmenoglu

Communication Designer

Merve Akbay


Artun Demirsoy


Esra Boguslu

Design Researcher

Elis Shin

Design Researcher

Nicholas Doghlass


Anupama Krishnan

Design Researcher

Cindy Hsiao

Brand Strategy Advisor

Adriana Valdez Young

Inclusive Research Advisor

Michael Tranquilli

Occupational Therapy Advisor

Owen Miller


Cheryl Stallworth

Community Insights Advisor

Melissa Dougherty

Community Insights Advisor

Alp Albuz

SOUR Labs Advisor

Adem Kader

Business Strategy Advisor

Christine Rutowski

Design Researcher & Facilitator

Alice Roberts

Decarbonization Advisor

Interested in becoming SOUR?

If you strongly believe in our mission and feel like you want to work with us, check out our available positions. Don't see a position that fits you? Email us at

For Open Application
BIM Architect

This is a full-time hybrid role for a BIM Architect. The BIM Architect will be responsible for creating architectural drawings, building information modeling (BIM), construction drawings, and submittals. The role is located in Istanbul with flexibility for some remote work.


  • Strong background in Architecture with a focus on Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Experience with Architectural Drawings, Construction Drawings, and Submittals
  • Proficient in BIM software such as Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and clients
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field
  • LEED Accreditation or experience with sustainable design is a plus
For Application
Director of Marketing & PR

This is a full-time hybrid role for a Director of Marketing & PR. The Director of Marketing will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies to create awareness of the company's business activities and maximize revenues. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in marketing, creativity, and leadership.

Among the responsibilities are: develop and implement comprehensive marketing and PR strategies to create awareness of the company's business activities and maximize brand visibility, overseeing existing social media platforms, support in video and graphic creation for both public communications and client deliverables, plan and execute campaigns for corporate promotion, and conduct market research to stay informed about industry trends and competitor activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, PR, Communications, Public Relations, or related discipline from university or equivalent practical experience
  • Knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is a +
  • Knowledge in Figma and Webflow is a +
  • Excellent communication/visualization and storytelling skills and techniques
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and in an organized manner
  • Alignment with the mission of SOUR
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth understanding of digital marketing, advertising, and PR strategies.
  • Ability to analyze market trends and consumer behavior.
  • Fluent in English
  • Located in Istanbul

Please be sure that you include a portfolio with your application. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

For Application