Selma Göker Wilson has a truly international background having lived in Turkey, Japan, Syria and UK. She trained as an architect in the United Kingdom and is licensed both in the UK and Turkey. Over the past 25 years Göker Wilson has worked on projects ranging in scale from private homes to opera houses, with a particular specialization in performance buildings. She has practiced professionally in Tokyo, Japan; London, UK; Ankara, Turkey, and more recently, in Sarasota where she has worked with Solstice Planning and Architecture. She spearheaded Solstice’s projects for the renovation of the Paul Rudolph-designed Sarasota High School Addition, the renovation of the Van Wezel Concert Hall, the development and design of the St. Armands Parking Garage and Rosemary Square, currently under construction in the Rosemary District.
Göker Wilson believes that practicing architecture is enhanced by academic involvement. To this end she has over 6 years teaching
experience at university level where she has taught studio design as well as developing a professional practice course and an elective on performance buildings. Göker Wilson also has various articles published in journals in Turkey and Japan.
MOD 2017 Events
Saturday and Sunday, Lido Shores House Tour, Low Tide House