Serap Durmuş Öztürk is an Assoc. Prof. Dr. at Karadeniz Technical University, Department of Architecture in Trabzon, Turkey. She received her B.Arch in 2006, MSc. in 2009 with the thesis “A Deconstructionist Reading in Religious Spaces: Shah Faisal Mosque” and PhD. in 2014 with the thesis “A Rhetorical Construction of Architectural Thought: Usûl-i Mimârî-i Osmânî” degrees in architecture from Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Faculty of Architecture. She was awarded Serhat Ozyar Young Scientist Award for Social Sciences with her PhD thesis in 2015. Her major research interests include rhetoric, architectural theory, deconstruction philosophy and re-reading for architecture. She leads the “Architectural Design Studio”, “Basic Design Course”, “Introduction to Architecture” at undergraduate level and “Rhetoric in Architecture”, “Theoretical Construction of Architectural Thought” postgraduate level.