Born in 1956 in Istanbul. Graduated from Istanbul Kabatas Male High School in 1973. Graduated from The Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts (IDGSA) in 1981 with a bachelor’s and master’s degree. Started working as a professional in Zurich and Paris between 1981-1987. Co-founded Lotus Architecture Ltd. in 1987.
Currently continues his work as the co-founder of DEGER Design-Architektur GmbH (1997-) and founder of Yilmaz Deger Architecture & Design Ltd. (2013-).
Married to Meral Deger