She graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture in 1988. She completed her master's degree in the Department of Restoration at the Middle East Technical University.
Gül Güven founded VEN Architecture firm in Ankara on 07.12.1991. With its Istanbul office established in 2012, VEN continues its architectural services for international and national projects.
Highlights of the awards she received: Turgut Cansever National Architecture Awards 2015, Chicago Athenaeum Museum Green Good Design (2014), International Property Awards Best Europe (2014), T.H.B.B. Architecture Awards (2012), Kayseri Justice House competition 1st project (2009), YEM design Award (2008), French Cultural Center competition 1st project (2008).
She has been a lecturer at Hacettepe University and Çankaya University; participated in many architectural and design seminars, panels and congresses and worshiped as a jury member in architectural competitions. As a company using the building information modeling (BIM) system in all stages of design since 2007, consultancy is provided in national and international projects with its active team in project management. She is a member of TMMOB, RIBA, TSMD, Korder, Kagider.