NTUA (National Technical University of Athens) completes its study “Model Spatial Planning for Ios Island”. The preparation of that study had been agreed between the NTUA and the Municipality of Ios in August 2005. The study’s goal is to highlight and protect Ios’ physiognomy and to serve as a model for the preservation of other small Greek islands. Following a change of mayor in 2009 and a further change in 2010, the study is mysteriously disowned by the Municipality and none of its recommendations are implemented.
LOUGIA SA attempts to construct a building illegally at the top of the Tzamaria hill, right next to Ios harbor.