Volkan Alkanoglu presents his personal inspirations from architecture, art, photography, and fashion, including Malevich’s Black Square and Archigram’s Walking City. Alkanoglu stresses the use of narrative and storytelling in the design process. He presents projects he worked on at Foster and Partners, Future Systems and Asymptote. He discusses in detail Asymptote’s exhibition spaces for the 2009 Venice Biennale. Alkanoglu traces his interest in machines and robotics back to his school work at the Bartlett. He shows a series of drawings whose techniques were inspired by early investigations into robotics.