Socrates Stratis is a Ph.D. Architect, Urbanist, Associate Professor. He is based in Nicosia, Cyprus. His research focuses on the public role of architecture in uncertain, plus contested contemporary urban environments. He is founding member of AA&U for Architecture, Art and Urbanism, Laboratory of Urbanism, University of Cyprus, (L.U2.CY ) and “Imaginary Famagusta”. He is the editor of “The Guide to Common Urban Imaginaries in Contested Spaces”, editions Jovis, Berlin, 2016.