About Studio OM

Studio OM is an international architecture and design firm headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, spearheaded by Özge Meriç and Nedim Ağalar.

Drawing upon their extensive experience and expertise, the partners have united to establish a dynamic and innovative practice characterized by diligence, collaboration, and adaptability.

Studio OM provides comprehensive project, construction, and consulting services to diverse clients in both the private and public sectors, with a commitment to excellence.

By fostering partnerships with professionals across various disciplines, the firm delivers superior solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each project.
That's why we offer personalized architectural and design services based on the specific preferences and objectives of each client.

Studio OM's architectural creations transcend mere buildings by intricately weaving together elements of history, location, and culture. Through innovative design concepts, we push the limits of what is possible in architecture, crafting spaces that not only serve their intended functions but also inspire and provoke thought.


Founding and Managing Partner Özge has been head designer and project lead on many architectural projects of different scales and typologies in many different parts of the world, including the United States, the UK, Brazil, Russia and Spain as well as her native Turkey.

Özge continues to offer her services in architecture, construction, consulting drawing on her BIM expertise and her broad interest in design, crafting, art and technology.

Before founding Studio OM in 2023 with Nedim, Özge participated in various architectural projects in Istanbul, Barcelona and Berlin as part of her education.
From 2012 onwards she worked for various architectural offices working on local and international projects before going on to becoming on of the founding partners of degostudio in 2016.

Born in Istanbul in 1990. Özge graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University with a degree in Architecture. In 2012, she continued her studies in Berlin. After graduation, she began working on her master’s degree in architectural design at Istanbul Technical University.


Nedim is one of the founding Partners and serves as Principal managing the healthy growth of Studio OM. His responsibilities include business strategy, client relationships, and contract negotiations.

With a decade’s worth of experience on the business side of architecture and construction and with project management, process management, strategic planning and business analysis know-how gained over the years working in New York, London and İstanbul, Nedim continues to oversee the development of Studio OM and its strategic priorities.

Born in London in 1980, after graduating from Robert College, Nedim graduated from Colgate University with a major in International Relations in 2005.


Latest News

Opening Ceremony of Buyukada Nizam Mosque

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu participated at the ceremony of Buyukada Nizam Mosque.

Volunteer Project for the Earthquake Zone

Our volunteer project "Child & Family Center" in the earthquake zone, was launched for the children affected by the eathquake.

Velux International Architectural Design Awards

We have been awarded the Velux International Architectural Design Awards for our Çırpıcı Public Library Project.

World Architecture Day

Özge Meriç shared her ideas on "Architecture for Resilient Communities" at the World Architects Day.

TOKI Ideas Competition for a Neighborhood Design, Black Sea Region

We have been awarded TOKI Ideas Competition for a Neighborhood Design, Black Sea Region