International Academy of Architecture honors
Ahmet Vefik Alp AIA of Turkey received the Special Prize of the Order of the Architects of Rome
– a plaque of honor, Interarch Silver Medal and Honorary Diploma for his urban renewal project Whirling Derwishes, Ecocity Konya during the World Triennale of Architecture Sofia, Bulgaria, 17-20
May 2015. He was assisted by a design team led by Turkish architect Betul D. Breitenfeldt.