Sema Atis

Sema has 17 years of international design and architectural experience on office, retail, senior living, mixed-use and high-end residential projects in the United States, Europe and Middle East. Since joining DYI in 2006, she has been involved in a wide range of projects from inception through all phases of design, documentation and construction administration.



Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Professional Qualifications

Registered Architect, State of Florida
LEED Accredited Professional


101 N.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Ph: 954-703-7830

Representative Projects


New River Central, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A 35-story, 400-unit apartment building with a separate parking garage and amenity deck.

Fairfield Pompano, Pompano Beach, Florida
A 6-story, 330-unit apartment building on a 3.0-acre property adjacent to a City Park within a Transit Oriented District.

St. Pete II, St. Petersburg, Florida
A nine-story, 366-unit luxury rental apartment building with an eight-level garage with 700 parking spaces on a 2.3-acre property in downtown St. Petersburg.

The Element, Miami, Florida
A Silver LEED 460-unit, 36-story luxury rental apartment building on Biscayne Bay just north of the Performance Arts District in downtown Miami.



Silverspot Cinemas, Coconut Creek, Florida
A 59,000 SF, 1,500-seat movie theater with a restaurant to be located on the 4.5-acre residential parcel at the Promenade at Coconut Creek.

JLB Bacardi, Miami, Florida
A 246-unit rental apartment development.

Shahdag Winter/Summer Resort, Azerbaijan
A mixed-use development that includes 115,000 sf of retail and restaurants, 75 units of apartments, two boutique hotels, a multipurpose building and a plaza that connects to three other hotels.

Dreamland, Azerbaijan
Master Planning and Schematic Design of retail, golf club, multipurpose building and a residential development that includes twin villas, townhouses and villas.



Off Brickell, Miami, Florida
A mixed-use LEED development that includes 100,000 sf of retail space, 155,000 sf of Class A offices and a 210-key hotel.

Deerfield Station, Deerfield Beach, Florida
A mixed-use Transit Oriented Development that includes 549 residential units, a 150-key hotel, 16,000 sf of retail, and 36,000 sf of offices.

The Promenade at Coconut Creek, Coconut Creek, Florida
A mixed-use development in a new proposed downtown in a suburban city that includes 254,000 sf of open air regional shopping and entertainment district, 125,000 sf of offices and 456 residential units on a 28-acre site.