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News & Events

2024, July, Our last seminar on affordable housing is now accessible on YouTube.

2024, May 23-24, Our comment on affordable housing on two local TV channels ANT1 and Sigma.


2024, April 16-17, Our contribution to Cyprus Forum Cities.

2024, March 28, Our free access seminar on Planning and land policy for high-rise hybrid buildings.

2023, December 10, Our contribution to MCMH Atlas: Public Policies on Middle-Class Mass Housing in Europe and Leveraging Contemporary Architecture Interventions, Müge Akkar Ercan, Uta Pottgieser (Eds.), ISTE: Lisboa, p.16-17.

2023, November 16, Chairing Parallel Session 1 - Coastal Engineering, in EuConexus Conference: Aquatic and Coastal Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities towards Sustainable Development, University of Rostock, Germany.

2023, September 18, "Floods and spatial resilience", our article in Kathimerini.

2023, September 4, "Two challenges for inclusive and sustainable development of cities in Cyprus" in the Golden List of Real Estate 2023.

2023, July 24, "Can the Cyprus cities become more resistant to heat waves?", our article in Kathimerini.

2023, July 7, See the BBC article about cities' heatwave adaptation where our colleague M. Olazabal comments on our recent joint published work.

2023, June 9, Limassol Today. Our Opinion on Anexartisias Street.

2023, April 8-9, Cyprus Forum Cities. Our Contribution to Discussion on Mobility (YouTube video)

2023, February 14-15, EU Cities Mission, Limassol 2030. Our contribution to Circular Economy, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Sea and coastline Workshops.


2022, October 20 - 21, Limassol. Our contribution to Reflect Festival: Doers United, Impact: Sustainable Cities. Technology or human-driven?

2022, September 30th - October 2nd, Ankara. Our contribution to WORKSHOP | (Co)Designing For Quality Of Life In Middle-Class Mass Housing: Exploring Challenges & Opportunities.


2022, September 15, Learn what changes, and how the Cyprus State Fair is transforming, reportage on our masterplan proposal from Avant Garde.

2022, September 4, our interview in the Golden List of Real Estate 2022.

2022, June 8, Sustainable Urban Development - Governance policies for green cities, our contribution to the 16th Land Development Conference, Nicosia.

2022, June 1 and 2, Perspectives in Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability Researchour contribution in Perspectives in Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability Research, EU Conexus in Athens.

2022, May 10, Our contribution to the Public consultation of the International Fair Masterplan at Engomi town hall.

2021, December 15, Do we experience our cities? Public space, utility, and claiming, public discussion in the framework of Pop Up Nicosia festival.

2021, November 16, Our rankings in AD Scientific Index 2021.

2021, October 19, Nicosia. Our contribution to Digital Agenda - Cyprus Summit, Panel: New Cities design and connectivity.


2021, October 13 - 14, Limassol. Our contribution to Reflect Festival: Doers United, Panel: Design our Way Back: A Novel Perspective Towards Pursuing Sustainability. 


2021, August 31 - September 02. Our contribution to European Network for Housing Research, ENHR 2021, Unsettled Settlements: Housing in Unstable Contexts, Nicosia. "Plenary II - Housing the Displacedand "Plenary IV - Housing Policy Transformations". 


2021, July, 26-30. Our contribution was entitled "Multidisciplinary methodologies and approaches in spatial research. Creative mixed methodsin EU-CONEXUS PhD Summer School Professional and Scientific Communication and Networking in Multidisciplinary Environment, Zadar, Croatia.

2021, July, 7-9. Taking part in the Third World Conference of the Society of Urban Ecology at Poznan. Our presentation about affordable housing and densification policies is on July 8th, 14:45-16:15.

2021, May, 19. Lora Nicolaou leading a Break Out Session at Rapid Transit and Urban Recovery Confirmation - Academy of Urbanism Webinar.


2021, March, 4. Our report on Pafos Cathedral at the city municipal garden.


2021, January, 29. Our contribution to "EU CONNEXUS for Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability".

2021, January, 4. Our contribution to "Post pandemic housing for youth in Cyprus".

2020, October, 3. Our contribution to the Cyprus Forum for smart and attractive cities.


2020, July, 6.  The Minister of Transport was found on the spot on Nikos Pattihi Street for the issue of the median. Report on our street design proposals.

2020, April, 25.  Faced with our reasonable (public) space. Our opinion on about COVID19 and urban design challenges in Cyprus. 


2019, November. Our co-authored paper “How are cities planning to respond to climate change? Assessment of local climate plans from 885 cities in the EU-28” takes José María Sarriegi Major Catastrophe Research Award by Fundación Aon España.

2019, June, 24-29. Smart and inclusive human settlements, reconciling past with future, Pre-Organised Special Session in Changing Cities IV Conference, Chania, Greece.

2019, April, 12. Frederick University and Technion Israel Institute of Technology are cooperating to develop cities of tomorrow, Review on our Erasmus Seminar from

2018, December, 19. Myths about shopping street design, Review on our Shopping Streets Report from Reporter.

2018, December, 17. War for central reservation in Pafos, Review on our Shopping Streets Report from Phileleftheros.


2018, December,14. CYPRUS: Where does Limassol development go from hereOur opinion on Financial Mirror.

2018, October, 19. CYPRUS: Mushrooming Limassol towers are 'unsustainable', Our opinion on Financial Mirror.


2018, April, 5. COnstructing PUblic Space- COPUS 2017, Workshop material on the website of the National Technical University of Athens -  Urban Planning Research Lab.

2018, April, 1. Pyrgos Fragile and Unspoiled. Green Coast prior to development, Workshop material on the website of the National Technical University of Athens -  Urban Planning Research Lab.

2018, January, 27. Challenges of urban development in Cyprus. Public projects and high-rise buildings, Joint Seminar with the MSc in Urban Design of the University of Malta, hosted by POAK.

2018, January, 17. Social housing and housing policy reform, our contribution to the Housing Europe event in Nicosia.

2017, October, 18. Constructing Public Space, Review our workshop from CyprusNews.

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