Turki Gazzaz is a Jeddah based architect with a masters degree in the History and Theory of Architecture from McGill University, Canada. Gazzaz has exhibited his work at IED, Venice and curated a series of installations titled Public/Private as part of Saudi Art Council’s event 21,39. He designed and developed the first National Saudi Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018. Gazzaz was shortlisted for the Misk City Master Planning Competition, was invited as part of the Audi Innovation judging panel for Dubai Design Week, was awarded the winning design for Art Jameel’s Hayy Cinema and created the inaugural design commission for Alserkal Avenue ‘Absolem’.


In 2015, Turki and his brother Abdulrahman founded Bricklab, a concept development studio in Jeddah. Bricklab is dedicated to the examination of the design discipline as it intersects with  the social, political, economic, and cultural networks that implicitly form the built environment around us.