Onurcan Çakır was born in İstanbul and he graduated from İstanbul Erkek Lisesi. He received his B.Arch. (2009) and M.Sc. (2012) degrees from İTÜ. During his master studies about Architectural Acoustics at İTÜ in Environmental Control and Construction Technologies Programme, he spent one year at Vienna University of Technology - Department of Building Science and Technology for academic purposes. Between 2012 and 2018, he worked at İYTE - Department of Architecture as research assistant. in 2019, he received his PhD degree about architectural acoustics from İYTE. His study topics are acoustic comfort, room acoustics, noise control, soundscapes and architectural design. Since 2018, he has been working as a part-time Lecturer Dr. in İzmir University of Economics, and teaching architectural acoustics elective course and 3rd year architectural project studio. His built architectural project Barbaros House was selected for Turkey's Architecture Anthology 2015, awarded the Jury's Special Award in 4th İzmir Architecture Awards (2017) and exhibited in the "Housing Construction in Turkey: Contemporary Tendencies and The Traces of Modernism" exhibition in Berlin Chamber of Architects (2019). He was selected for “GEMSS’21 Emerging Architects Selection & Exhibition” in 2021. He is continuing his professional architectural practice with his office in Urla.