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  • May 19, 2013

    VII. EMU SAND SCULPTURE COMPETITION & FESTIVAL


    Sunday, 19th of May, 2013, at the EMU Beach Club between 10:00 and 20:00.
    The event is organized by the EMU Departments of Interior Architecture and Industrial Design, together with EMU-Activity Center. Everyone including students in all the universities in TRNC may participate in this activity. Organizers believe that this event will contribute to enriching the cultural and artistic background of university students and to strengthening their social relationships through interacting with each other. The festival gives participants the opportunity to design and build sculptures, using a new approach and a natural material, even if for just one day.
    Organizers point out that they aim to host this festival to take advantage of the natural beauty of our country, to nourish alternative forms of art, and to make such events take root in our country. They believe that this endeavor will eventually take an international dimension and will assist in promoting the country and its facilities in terms of tourism.

    Candidates for the competition and festival are invited to register in teams of four to six members by May 17th at the address http://sandsculpture.emu.edu.tr/ orsandsculpture@emu.edu.tr.
    For further information, they may call 630 11 39 or 0533 841 40 70 or write an e-mail message to sandsculpture@emu.edu.tr.


    VII. KUMDAN HEYKEL FESTİVALİ ve YARIŞMASI YAPILIYOR
    Geleneksel olarak yapılan "DAÜ Kumdan Heykel Festivali ve Yarışmasının" yedincisi bu yıl 19 Mayıs 2013 Pazar günü 10:00-20:00 saatleri arasında Mağusa DAÜ Beach Club'da yapılıyor. İlgi duyan herkesin katılabileceği bu etkinlik, Kıbrıs'ta bulunan tüm üniversitelerin katılımı ile gerçekleştirilecektir. DAÜ Kumdan Heykel Festivali ve Yarışması, doğal güzellikleri ve tarihi mimari yapılarıyla zengin bir kültüre sahip Mağusa şehrinde, katılımcılara doğal malzemeyle hayallerindeki yapı ve heykelleri günü birlik bile olsa tasarlama ve uygulama şansı verecektir. Festival Mağusa kentinin eşsiz güzellikteki kumsallarına farklı bir heyecanı da beraberinde getirecek. Etkinliğin temel hedefi dünyanın birçok ülkesinde yapılan bu türden festivalleri ülkemizde de devam ettirmek ve ülkemizin doğal güzelliklerinden faydalanarak alternatif aktiviteler yaratmaktır. "Kumdan Heykel Festivali" katılmak veya izlemek isteyen herkesi bekliyor..
    • 17 Mayıs 2013 katılımcıların son başvuru tarihi. Katılım için kayıtlar web sayfasından veya verilen e-mail adresinden yapılabilir
    Daha fazla bilgi için:http://sandsculpture.emu.edu.tr/
    e- mail:sandsculpture@emu.edu.tr
    Tel: 630 11 39









  • May 8, 2013

    Kıbrıslı Türk modernist mimar, Ahmet Vural Behaeddin

      


    Kıbrıslı Türk modernist mimar, Ahmet Vural Behaeddin'in yapıtlarını ve anısını yaşatmak amacı ile Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi Mimarlık Fakültesi tarafından bu yıl üçüncüsü düzenlenecek olan "Zaman Mekan ve Anılarla Ev Hikayeleri 3" etkinliği, Osman Örek Evi'ni konu almıştır.
    Osman Örek Evi ilgili anıların, kullanıcılarının da katılımıyla yaşatılacağı etkinlikte, Ahmet Vural Behaeddin'in sevdiği müziklere de yer verilecektir.
    Ayrıntıları ekte sunulan söz konusu etkinliğimizde sizleri de aramızda görmekten onur duyacağız.








  • April 18, 2013

    18th April, Wold Heritage Day Celebration by Faculty of Architecture

     

    Faculty of Architecture, with a responsibility to lead an initiative part in the protection of cultural heritage, took part in the celebration of 18th April World Heritage Day with a series of activities once more this year. As it is now widely known, 18th April is celebrated every year as the "International Day for Monuments and Sites" with a certain theme announced by UNESCO and ICOMOS. For the occasion of this worldwide event, our faculty jointly with the Center of Cyprus Studies took the responsibility to organise some events in order to bring an awareness among the students and citizens towards the historical heritage and sites by organising conferences and panel discussions since the last three years.
    This year, with the same aim, Faculty of Architecture jointly with Center for Cyprus  Studies (CCS.) and MASDER (Famagusta Initiative Association) organised two workshops with the primary schools with the aim to create and increase sensitivity and awareness of the children towards the Cultural Heritage of our country as well as others.
    The first workshop that started on 11th March 2013 with eighteen selected students on voluntary basis from Alasya Primary School was a long term study that lasted five weeks, getting together every Monday afternoon in MASDER building.
    The second workshop was a one day activity with thirty five students from seven primary schools from Gazimağusa. In both workshops, students together with the instructors visited historical sites like Namık Kemal Meydanı, Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque, Salamis Antique City, Othello Castle and St. Barnabas Monastery Ceramic Museum and discussed about their historical significance and protection.
    Each workday ended with an hour entertaining art practice and they were asked to produce their own artistic designs with different material. Both workshops ended with a joint exhibition of all students' art products and certificate ceremony in Bandabulya in the walled city of Gazimağusa on 18th April, 2013 at 17.00 hours.

    The project was conducted by Sebnem Hoşkara (Dean of Faculty of Architecture), Naciye Doratlı (Chair of Cyprus Research Centre), Zehra Şonya (artist, leader of the project), Netice Yıldız (art historian), Beser Oktay (architect), Hülya Yüceer (architect) and assistants of our faculty and CSC.  







  • April 1, 2013

    High School Workshop "Design with Paper" workshop in EMU- Faculty of Architecture

    On first of April, Monday "Design with Paper" workshop was organized in the Faculty of Architecture in Eastern Mediterranean University. Last grade students from various high schools from all around the North Cyprus participated in this workshop. In this workshop leading by Assist. Prof. Dr. Guita Farivarsadri,Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özlem Olgaç Türker and Assist. Prof. Dr.Hülya Yüceer, the participants tried to design with paper a range of products in relation to the given topics.
    In this workshop students experienced design process and how to approach to design problems while having fun. A the end of the workshop students were awarded with certificates of participation




  • March 11, 2013

    Panel in the Memory of Kağan Güner



    The Department of Industrial Design in memory of its dear instructor who passed away in August 2011, Kağan Güner, initiated a series of academic talks named "Design and Philosophy Talks". The first event in this series was a panel on Monday 11th of March 2013. Kağan Güner's family and some of his closest friends also attended to this panel. The event began with a gathering in Hüseyin Ateşin exhibition room and continued with the panel. Before the panel Dr. Guita Farivarsadri, the head of Department of Industrial Design, Dr. Şebnem Hoşkara, the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, and Dr. Osman Yılmaz the vice- Rector of the Eastern Mediterranean University each delivered a short opening speech about Kağan Güner. The panel then continued with a talk by Prof. Caner Karavit (vice-Rector of Mimar Sinan University) on "The Earth as A Design- Bir Tasarım Olarak Yeryüzü " and after that Ogan Güner had a presentation about the unfinished thesis of Kağan Güner related to "Turkish Modern Art, 1930s: "Avant-Garde" Era of Turkish Republic".