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Urban life and issues in Cyprus

The earth is full: scarcity and abundance thinking

Originally posted on Philosophy for change:
‘Take care! Hot noontide sleeps upon the fields. Do not sing! Soft! The world is perfect’. ~Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra It may be the gloomiest TED talk ever. In 2012, the Australian environmentalist…

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Buffer Zone in the Historic Centre of Nicosia among 7 most endangered Europa Nostra Heritage Sites

The 7 Most Endangered for 2013 were selected by Europa Nostra’s Board from the 14 sites shortlisted by an Advisory Panel composed of international experts. Buffer Zone in the Historic Centre of Nicosia in CYPRUS The aftermath of the Cyprus … Continue reading

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#Cyprus social mentions surpass the 1.000.000 mark in the eye of the storm

It’s to be thankful for the rock solid foundations of the island of Cyprus as it stood firm in the eye of the storm on Twitter last fortnight. It’s undeniable that the most reliable medium and the most adapted for … Continue reading

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Inverting energy destinies of cities

The construction and urban culture of the Mediterranean has at least two constants precious: the flat roofs of buildings and dense compactness of the city. The urban fabric of city centers, suburbs of speculation, the squatter settlements, often have these … Continue reading

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Bufferzone of Nicosia acclaimed as Architecture Heritage at European Awards for Cultural Heritage (EuropaNostra)

Building a sense of cultural change through Architectural Heritage at the heart of the Buffer zone of Nicosia Among the 27 winners of the 2011 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards presented by Androulla Vassiliou, European … Continue reading

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Urban Invaders | a User Creativity Challenge

Using creativity for Invade local space with creativity and changing Mental models What might happen when a team of creative thinkers inιtiates a dialogue with local communities about their neighborhood?  In-person participation for positive outcomes are encourages, as it is … Continue reading

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