Gokce received her BA in Architecture and Landscape Architecture from Istanbul Technical University. During her professional career, Gokce worked on several major design projects of different scales including green roof designs. She traveled all over Turkey and completed a major research project about the drawbacks and effects of hydroelectric power on the local people and their environment. During that time she observed kids playing in the natural environment and it gave her an idea.
In 2010 She founded arKiDect, School of Architecture for Kids where kids discover and learn about architecture. In 2011 Gokce relocated to NYC to further her education in Green Construction Technology at New York University. She recently received The U.S. Green Building Council award for her work on hurricane proof design in Breezy Point, NYC. Currently Gokce works as a project manager and teaches architecture to kids in NYC.