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“Green Gesture” 5th International Design Week

“Green Gesture” 5th International Design Week


Organised by Eastern Mediterranean University Architecture Faculty in collaboration with the Design Club, 5th International Design Week is taking place with a specific theme of awareness as well as colorful activities between 20 and 22 May 2015.

Taking place under the “Green Gesture” theme, EMU Design Week will be hosting world renowned Turkish Cypriot Architect Ali Yapıcıoğlu and Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda Parejo. Cyprus International University academic staff member and Fine Arts and Design Faculty Vice Dean, Turkish Cypriot architect Dr. Cemil Atakara will also be participating in the activities taking place throughout the week. TOBB University of Economics and Technology Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Program academic staff members and students will also be taking part in the activities.

5th Design Week taking place under the sponsorship of KTMMOB – Chambers of Architects, Deniz Plaza, Harmony Stationery, Buse Stationery ve Azgan Crafts Wizard will be providing a productive environment for future as well as current designers.

The official opening of 5th Design Week will take place at Architecture Faculty Colored Building at 10:00 a.m. on 20 May 2015. Following the opening ceremony, Ali Yapıcıoğlu’s presentation entitled “Rammed Earth” will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda’s presentation entitled “From the Individual to the Collective” will be taking place on the same day at Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Center between 5:30 p.m. and   6: 30 p.m. On 22 May, 2015 Assist. Prof. Dr. Cemil Atakara’s presentation entitled “Sustainable Awareness” will be taking place at Architecture Faculty Colored Building A01 between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

5th Design Week will also be hosting 18 workshops, 2 film screening activities and short concerts. Outcomes of the workshops taking place for three days will be exhibited on 22 May 2015. Following the certificate ceremony, the event will come to an end with a closing party.