The Hands-on Famagusta web platform is devoted to imagining a common urban future for a unified Famagusta, paving the way for future collaboration and further cohabitations in a post-conflict Cyprus. It is an integral part of the comprehensive “Hands-on-Famagusta” project which comprises of inter-related activities using participatory urban design processes to facilitate dialogue about the urban future of Famagusta. The project contributes to the construction of common ground between groups in conflict and supports the planning of contemporary urban environments.
This initiative aimed to contribute to the development of trust, dialogue, cooperation and reconciliation between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities by protecting and promoting intangible cultural heritage shared by Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities.
This initiative aimed to provide the foundation for restoration work on the Arnavut Mosque and the Church of Archangelos Michael.
As part of the second phase of the 'Cultural Heritage Preservation Circle' project, a restored courtyard was opened, as a further step towards rescuing and revitalising historical sites on the outskirts of the village of Kontea.
‘Nicosia is Calling’ is an online game geared towards children aged 8-14, but which is also suitable for adults who want to travel through time! The game uses a map of the old city of Nicosia within the Venetian walls and invites players to embark on a virtual journey and learn about the multicultural histories of Nicosia through fun and interactive digital exploration. Players discover the rich diversity of the city’s cultural heritage and are encouraged to imagine the city in the future as unified.
This project aims at establishing regular events that promote local products and enhance the visibility of the different towns in the northern part of Cyprus through arts and culture.
This project carried out emergency interventions at 10 cultural heritage sites across the island.