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Design and Research Center (TASAR)


The objective of the design and research center is to create appropriate and suitable solutions for the built environment through disciplines related to the research field.

It also aims to provide a feedback for governmental departments, municipalities and the private sector. It seeks to create solutions in areas such as urban design and research for historical cities, by investigating definite regions for architectural and interior conservation and renovation.

The center consists of three units; design and Research unit, educational unit and consultancy service for architectural projects.

Instructors of the Faculty of Architecture are involved with the projects of the center besides to specialists of other foreign countries and Cyprus.

Field of Activities

  • Architectural design and research
  • Architectural education
  • Consultancy service for architectural projects.


Design and Research Center (TASAR),

Eastern Mediterranean University
Famagusta, 99628, North Cyprus
Mersin 10, Turkey

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halil Zafer Alibaba
Tel: (+90) 392 630 1142
Fax: (+90) 392 630 2365