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Graduation Jury in EMU Architecture Department

Graduation Jury in EMU Architecture Department
Published Date: Monday, 23 February 2015

Eastern Mediterranean University Architecture Faculty, Architecture Department’s 2014-2015 Academic Year Graduation Jury took place with the project presentations of 40 students.

The 2-day graduation jury hosted famous Turkish architect Cafer Bozkurt, who have been nominated for Aga Han Awards numerous times, experienced architect from South Cyprus Andreas Lordos, TMMOB executive board member Sabri Konak and KTMMOB Chamber of Architects Chair Azmi Öğe.

Giving the students possibilities to work on different projects at North Cyprus’ different regions, this year, EMU Architecture Department provided the students with the opportunity to design a conference hotel.  The project took the area between EMU Beach Club and Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Center as the venue for the designs. One of the main themes of the project is to present an environmentally sensitive design. Within the framework of the project, architect candidates spent noteworthy effort in producing innovative and contemporary ideas.

Following the presentations, EMU Architecture Department Chair Prof. Dr. Özgür Dinçyürek thanked the students for their intensive participation in the event and, at the same time, expressed his belief that, upon their graduation, students will represent Eastern Mediterranean University in the best way possible by putting their signatures on endless successes.

Following project presentations, jury members, academic staff and students attended a colloquium, where project evaluations took place. Exchanging information and providing feedback on the projects, participants once again stressed the importance of environmental awareness. Following the colloquium, the best project award was presented to the owners of the winning project.