The Recorder: A Participatory Digital Platform for the Rehabilitation of the City of Famagusta in Cyprus

@article{Vardouli2011TheRA,
  title={The Recorder: A Participatory Digital Platform for the Rehabilitation of the City of Famagusta in Cyprus},
  author={Theodora Vardouli and Eleftheria Xanthouli and Athanassios Stathopoulos},
  journal={2011 Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Environments},
  year={2011},
  pages={238-244}
}
This paper describes the design of a digital participatory platform for the rehabilitation of the fenced ghost city of Famagusta in Cyprus, under the hypothetical scenario of the return of its inhabitants. Before the city's rehabilitation the platform produces virtual images of the city based on the interaction of its inhabitants' local desires with a framework of global qualitative constraints. This process allows for the active recording of a new collective memory over the city's fabric and… CONTINUE READING