Eleftheria Square constitutes a dramatic and historically significant ‘architectural
intervention’ – an aspiration to reconnect the ancient city’s massive fortified
Venetian walls and moat with the modern city beyond – a bold vision of
coherence and continuity which can become a catalyst to unify the last divided
capital of Europe.
We provided guidance to the design team with the aim to give this historical place back to Nicosia’s residents while making it inclusive and usable by everyone.
Nicosia City Council
Zaha Hadid Architects
David Bonnett Associates, lead consultant: Marine Semichon
Public space (within a historical site)
Final preliminary studies to tender