Contested States and the Architecture of the In-Between: 3D Scan of the Nicosia International Airport, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Heather Mitcheltree, Mitchell Ransome

The University of Melbourne | Published : 2020


This 3D scan is part of a series of works that document and create a digital archive of the architecture within the United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus. Over the years, much of the heritage architecture within the zone has gradually deteriorated, and is being overrun by vegetation. Having been granted access to the buffer zone in Cyprus by the UN, we have been examining the ways in which emergent 3D digital scanning technology can be utilized to document and create an enduring record of architectural and urban heritage within spaces of contestation. In addition to the digital archive, as part of our research we have been exploring how these scans can be utilised to create installations a..

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