Emre Ergül, born in Manisa in 1962, completed his high school education at Turkish College of İzmir. In 1985, he was graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture with masters degree. He has been in military service and worked in various firms and architectural offices until 1990. He started to work at Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture as a Research Assistant in 1990. After completing his PhD thesis in 1998, he has begun to work at İzmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture as an Assistant Professor. Starting from October 2007, he is now working in İzmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design as an Assistant Professor.
Ergül, whose major research area is Ottoman House in Urban Pattern, has written articles and proceedings of which mostly in this field after his PhD thesis titled The Mechanism of Homogenization of Ottoman House in Anatolian Cities. Besides, he has some studies in two different topics, one is Computer Aided Design and the other is Transformable Structural Systems.
Special award in Bandırma Cinçukuru City Center Competition, 3. prize in Kadıköy Harem Haydarpaşa Near Environment Urban Design Competition, Honorable Mention in Earthquake Conscious Settlements and 2. Honorable Mention in Eskişehir Tepebaşı Municipality Building Competition are the awards given to the projects by Ergül in his ongoing design practicing.