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a.act Re-habitating Exhibition

a.act Re-habitating Exhibition
Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 09:00 AM - Thursday, 23 June 2022, 16:00 PM
Faculty of Architecture - Atrium of Colored Building

 The exhibition displays select term projects of ARCH 355 (Process of Urban Design) students from fall semester 2021-2022.

The term project focused on select interstitial urban spaces in Famagusta and how they connected to the high street: Salamis Road between EMU campus and Polatpaşa Mosque. The interstitial spaces are small, un-designed connector alleys where pedestrian movement and places for lingering could be enhanced.
The primary goals of the Re-habitating Gaps and Lost Spaces Project were:
· To re-imagine these alleyways as places for people,
· To breathe life into lost interstitial spaces,
· To create places to gather and linger that could become popular destinations,
· To demonstrate their value, their potential, and their significance to our built
urban fabric.