Educational Creative Use and Reuse of Digital Cultural Heritage Data for Cypriot UNESCO Monuments

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Nowadays, there is a rising demand of reusing the constantly enriched information from heritage digitalization in different ways. One of the objectives of the EU Europeana Space project is the development of a holistic approach for educating people (grown-ups and kids) on Monuments that are listed at UNESCO world heritage list, in Cyprus. The proposed model action is based on the cross cultural approach which, at the same time, responds to the contemporary pedagogical and methodological directions. The system uses innovative digital heritage resources to help the user learn about the different phases of the monument, the history, the architectural value and the conservation stage. The result is a responsive educational platform, where every Monument is a different course and every course is addressed to different age groups. Moreover, part of our future work is the evaluation of the platform by particular groups of our target users.


3D models Education Digital heritage Cross-cultural CH data reuse 



1. Europeana Space ( has received funding from the European Union’s ICT Policy Support Program as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Program, under GA no. 621037.

2. ITN-DCH ( project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework program for research, technological development and demonstration under GA no. 608013.

3. INCEPTION ( has received funding from the EU’s H2020 Reflective framework programme for research and innovation under GA no. 665220.

4. 4DCH ( project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework program for research, technological development and demonstration.

5. Lo-Cloud ( is co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP program.

6. ViMM ( has received funding from the EU’s H2020 framework programme for support and coordination actions under GA no. 727107.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cyprus University of TechnologyLimassolCyprus
  2. 2.7ReasonsAbsdorfAustria

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