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Tremetousia / Erdemli: urban upgrading


Once site of one of Richard the Lion Heart’s victories during the Crusades, this is now a modern village with few open spaces available for community activities.
The project aimed to: i) rehabilitate a cemented area and turn it into a green open-air public space for social and community activities; ii) upgrade and restoration of the facades of the historical buildings overlooking one of the old street of the village.

The project:

The project focused on two main activities:

1) Urban upgrading of the city center by:
i) Minimising the traffic load in the city center through pedestrianisation or slower traffic circulation in the area and allow traffic only for service facilities;
ii) Face-lifting of historical buildings’ facades.

2) Rehabilitation of the main square by:
i) Paving the area with local traditional stones;
ii) Create a green area for social activities;
iii) Create a play-ground for children;
iv) Maintenance and upgrading of the public traditional fountain and construct new public toilets;
v) Re-plant and establishment of shading elements.
vi) Restoration of a traditional coffee shop as well as provision of new equipped kitchenettes, characteristic furniture and accessories.

  • New green open spaces have been created to enhance community and social activities in the village.

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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 July 2012 )
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