Âli Doruk was born in 1969, İstanbul. After graduating from Kalamıs High School, he started his higher education at Bilkent University Interior and Environmental Design Faculty. He attended  the Architectural Design Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1990, and continued his studies at Parson’s School of Design, Interior Architecture Department  where he earned his BFA in 1996. 

He’s a member of Istanbul Chamber of Interior Architects and continues to work in Net Mimarlık which he founded in 1997.