Senem Zeybekoglu Sadri is an architect and researcher. She is working as Associate Professor of Architecture at Girne American University. Her research focuses on transformation of cities and urban regeneration, urban social movements and politics of public space, right to the city and rights based architectural education. At the moment, she is a student of agriculture and has a growing interest in permaculture design. She completed her undegraduate, master and PhD studies in the field of architecture, at Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul.
This article focuses on the development and design process of Alsancak National Freedom Park project in Northern part of Cyprus
This project is a “de-urbanization” project and tries to introduce a visionary model, in which free and equitable human communities’ organization cooperates with nature to restore ecosystems and regenerates lives which have vanished during the last 400 years.