Green Line Border


Could the design of a storm within the Green Line ever work?

The first prize in the UIA-HYP Cup 2014 International Student Competition in Architectural Design was recently won by Stefanos Theodorou, a Cypriot fifth year student of architecture at Finland’s Aalto University, working with Biel Susanna Viladot from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Knowing that there is a shortage of water on Cyprus and a separation between the island’s two communities, Stefanos believes that they have made a statement through architecture with their project entitled The Unexpected STORM in Nicosia, Cyprus. Theodorou personally researched the Green Line last summer and theRead More

Electronic Passport Control System at air and sea ports by the year’s end

The TRNC Minister of the Interior, Teberrüken Ulucay, said recently that preparations are at the final stage to install the new electronic reader systems at all the border checkpoints allowing those holding micro chipped passports or identity cards to be dealt with faster and with ease. At the end of the year, those people will no longer be required to fill in forms at the border as the system, organised with full cooperation with the Police Department, comes on line. In amongst the released information reference is made to allRead More