Urban Research and Development Center

Welcome to the URDC

URDC (Urban Research & Development Centre) is a non-profit organization devoted to research on urban issues both locally and internationally. The centre was first established under the auspices of the Faculty of Architecture at the Eastern Mediterranean University, in 1999, and was placed under the auspices of the Eastern Mediterranean University following a re-structuring process in 2005.

Recent News

 

18 Nisan Dünya Kültür Mirası Günü Bildirisi


Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi’nin eğitim, araştırma ve topluma hizmet alanındaki  icraatlarında Kültür Varlıkları’na verdiği değer, önemli bir yer tutmaktadır. Kültür Varlıklarının korunmasına dikkat çekmek için  Uluslararası Anıtlar ve Sitler Konseyi (ICOMOS) tarafından Dünya Kültür Mirası Günü olarak ilan edilmiş olan bugünde, DAÜ, en büyük zenginliği kültür varlıkları olan Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’nde bu değerlere daha çok sahip çıkılması gerektiğini tüm paydaşlara hatırlatmayı bir görev olarak addetmektedir.


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2018, Cultural Heritage Conservation works of Cultural Heritage Technical Committee in Cyprus and works in Famagusta


On the 27th of December 2019, the Urban Research and Development Center held an event titled as  "Cultural Heritage Conservation works of Cultural Heritage Technical Committee in Cyprus and works in Famagusta" in the faculty of Law, Eastern Mediterranean University!

 


Current Projects: EMU Master Plan

 

 

 


  • WORKSHOP ON URBAN DISCOURSE
    WORKSHOP ON URBAN DISCOURSE
  •  A WORKSHOP ON URBAN DISCOURSE  INCLUSIVE LANDSCAPES, HERITAGE & IDENTITIES, LANDSCAPE & DEMOCRACY
    A WORKSHOP ON URBAN DISCOURSE INCLUSIVE LANDSCAPES, HERITAGE & IDENTITIES, LANDSCAPE & DEMOCRACY
  • PANEL:  URBAN DESIGN COMPETITIONS
    PANEL: URBAN DESIGN COMPETITIONS
  • URDC-Eastern Mediterranean University
    URDC-Eastern Mediterranean University
  • Best Building and Urban Space Relationship Competition
    Best Building and Urban Space Relationship Competition
  • Visit by Ali Yapicioglu
    Visit by Ali Yapicioglu
  • Visit by Hugh Clarke
    Visit by Hugh Clarke
  • Visit by Jon Lang
    Visit by Jon Lang

Projects

EMU Campus Master Plan 


 City Park Design for Lefkusa Municipality             


 

 

 Seminar by Prof. Dr. Aykut Karaman

 

 Seminar by Prof. Dr. Cana Bilsel

 

 Seminar by Prof. Dr. Atilla Yucel 

 

 Seminar by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yonca Kosebay Erkan at the World Heritage Day