Emre Arolat studied architecture at Istanbul Mimar Sinan University and received his Master's degree in 1992. From 1987 to 2004 he worked at Arolat Architects as associate designer with his parents Saziment & Neset Arolat. In 2004 he founded Emre Arolat Architects with Gonca Pa_olar. EAA now has a staff of 55 and two offices in Istanbul. Emre Arolat's other activities include teaching, writing and sitting on architecture juries.