After graduating from IEL, he studied architecture
at Vienna Technical University.
After graduating in 1992 he returned to Istanbul.

He founded Tabanlioglu Architects in cooperation
with Dr. Hayati Tabanlioglu in Istanbul in 1990.
Besides his atelier program at Bilgi University,
he lectures at universities and various
international platforms and serves as a juror at
academic programs and competitions.

Murat Tabanlioglu is a Chartered Member of RIBA.