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Residential exterior spaces are the complimentary elements of the internal living volume and are utilised to meet the sheltering needs of human being. Especially those existing in hot countries offer a variety of opportunities for their users. Due to the reason that the summer periods are relatively long and hot in Northern Cyprus, residential exterior spaces have had great significance in the life of Cypriot women. Throughout history, these spaces have been designed in conformity with the women activities and necessary opportunities have been provided for women to use these spaces intensively during most of the hours of the day. In recent years, however, due to the emerge of the design considering reduction of input costs, most of the residential exterior spaces which have had great significance in women lives, tend to completely loose their physical, functional and local qualities. In the light of these approaches, the role of the Cypriot women in the residential exterior spaces in Northern Cyprus is being studied within this scope and in this connection, the exterior space components like door fronts streets, gardens, balconies and the transition spaces are being evaluated in terms of their meanings and uses from the Ottoman Period till today. This study that is made up of two parts, consists of examining the role of the Cypriot women in residential exterior spaces and evaluating a residential exterior spaces oriented questionnaire based research conducted on the women living in multi-storeyed apartments. The data required for this research have been collected through by literature review, conducting questionnaire research and using a random sampling based observation method.