Urban Research and Development Center

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​​Our Mission

The mission of Eastern Mediterranean University's Urban Research and Development Center (URDC) is to improve understanding of and deliver innovative responses to urban challenges by providing a forum of contributions to the quality of urban environment to promote sustainable urban settlements. ​Read More​ ​​


 Adam Grydehøj (Ph.D. in Ethnology, University of Aberdeen) studies the intersection of culture, politics, and economy in urban and island spaces. He is Research Director at the City Facilitators urban governance and development consultancy, Executive Editor of 'Island Studies Journal', Director of the Island Dynamics research organization, Academic Advisor at South China University of Technology's Research Center for Indian Ocean Island Countries, and Adjunct Faculty member at University of Prince Edward Island's Institute of Island Studies. 

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 The Housing, Education, Research and Advisory Center (HERA-C) of the Faculty of Architecture & Urban Research Development Center (URDC) of Eastern Mediterranean University proudly presents the fourth of their podcast series 'Storyboarding the Home and the City' by Assoc.Prof.Dr.Hakkı Yırtıcı, 'From the immemorial space to the house, its states of being'.) The podcast will be available from the 4th of December 2020 on HERA C & DAUKENTAG @ Facebook & Faculty of Architecture's Youtube Channel. ​​

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  • 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




 Alsancak Menekşe Region – Village Pattern Conservation and Design Guidelines Project

EMU Campus Master Plan







Urban Research and Development Center