The Event titled as “Hidden Miracles in The Walled City” has been successfully completed
Date Added: 24 May 2018, 14:59
Last Updated Date:20 November 2020, 10:28

With the contributions of Union of The Chambers of Cyprus Turkish Engineers and Architects, Chamber of Architects, a workshop and a competition titled as "Hidden Miracles in the Walled City" was held by the Near East University Faculty of Architecture.

According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, the event was realised with the participation of academic members and students of Hamdullah Emin Paşa University from Alanya, University of Kyrenia, Girne American University, European University of Lefke and Cyprus International University and the universities were awarded subsequent to the completion of the event.

"Architectural trails in the streets of Nicosia…"
On the first day of the event, Academic Member of Faculty of Architecture of Near East University, Assist. Prof Dr Havva Arslangazi, made a presentation titled as “Architectural trails in the streets of Nicosia” describing the historical stages of the walled city area at the Nicosia Walled City Chamber of Architects.

Later, Academic Member from Hamdullah Emin Paşa from Alanya, Milorad Pavlovic, made a presentation titled as "Concepts of Photography of Architecture" and informed the attendees on photography and shooting photographs. Then, both the presenters and the attendees went on a tour around the walled-city of Nicosia and took photographs. That same evening, the groups of the event continued their work to prepare for the competition at the Near East University Faculty of Architecture building.

The pieces of work were awarded….All participants were given certificates of participation…
The competition was held on the second day of the event, at the Near East University Grand Library foyer area and Emin Çizenel, Hikmet Uluçam, Gazi Yüksel, Milorad Pavlovic, Zeynep Yağmur, Gökhan Okur, Sevinç Kurt, Semra Sema Uzunoğlu, Ayça Arslan, Hülya Kolozali and Ceyda Alçıcıoğlu were as part of the jury who made evaluations for the competition.

As a result of the evaluations made, participating with the nicknames “SOFIA” and “NICHO”, the group consisting of Taha Berkehan Altunpara, Harun Cevheroğlu, Ghaid Atık, Burak Şakar, Murat Demirkan, Aslı Kızılkaya and Emine Nurgül Hammaloğlu were awarded first prize. On the other hand, Fatmanur Özses, Fatih Utku, Mustafa Ahmed Gaber, Oğuzhan Zorba, Şüheda Akyüz and Utkay Çelik, who participated in the competition with the nicknames “AEX10” and “SALA7” were awarded second prize. Finally, the group consisting of Kasım Uslu, Tolgahan Avcı, Kevser Songur, Hilal Kaya, Ahmet Selçuk Öyan and Zekiye Bedia Tekin who participated in the competition with the nickname “MERCK” were awarded third prize for their work.

It was pointed out that the event was successfully completed once all the awards and certificates of participation were given out to the attendees at an award ceremony.