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თბილისის ძველი ფოტოები. Old photos of Tbilisi

Dead Places in Tbilisi and How to Revive Them

“It’s surely our responsibility to do everything within our power to create a planet that provides a home not just for us, but for all life on Earth.” – David Attenborough (Planet Earth II) BEGINNING While the laureate of the highest architectural award, the Pritzker Prize 2016, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena sees a solution to […]

Photography by Ana Tsitsishvili

Apartment L by Nino Nozadze

Project: Apartment L Design:Nino Nozadze Area: 190 sq.m Location: 83, Chavchavadze Str, Tbilisi Year: 2016 Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication – Leonardo da Vinci Apartment L is located in Tbilisi, I. Chavchavadze street. A simplistic and elegant design gives an impression that it is possible to exist in this space peacefully. There’s no […]

Photograph by Tony Webster

Donald Trump’s Architectural Taste

US billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump won the elections and will take over the US 45th president’s place in 2017. Therefore the world’s attention is drawn to him. The Trump family is under the watchful eye of the media and any detail about them is a headliner in news. Owner of a various businesses, […]

Courtesy of Stipfold

Stipfold Team Designed Whitest Interior and Named It Cave

Architecture: STIPFOLD Design/Project Leader: Beka Pkhakadze Copywriter: Mika Motskobili Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Area: 150 sq.m. Year: 2015-16   Architectural studio Stipfold finished their interior project in Tbilisi. The apartment is in white color and makes contrast with the timber and water color blue. Design, which was developed by a team for this particular apartment, has […]

Courtery of Foster + Partners

Droneport – The Smallest Airport in Norman Foster’s Career

Droneport – Norman Foster is reducing scales and builds the smallest airport in Rwanda for drones. With the message ‘Reporting from the Front’ the Curator of the XV architectural Biennale Alejandro Aravena has put the focus of the star architects on interesting concepts for developing countries. One of these projects is Droneport by Foster + […]

Polish Pavilion 'Fair Building'

Polish Pavilion ‘Fair Building’ Shows what Working Conditions at the Building Sites are

Very different from other countries’ pavilions, Poland at the same time has raised very important issues. Pavilion consisted of metal scaffolds and screens placed between them, where different videos from construction sites were running. The composition created by scaffolds occupied the entire room. Videos conveyed the hard life of construction workers, events taking place there […]

© Iwan Baan

Bjarke Ingels completed VIA 57 West on Manhattan

Star architect’s, Bjarke Ingels (BIG) half-pyramid VIA 57 West is completed on Manhattan and it’s exactly what we expected it to be: sharp, moderately ambitious and filled with the spirit of “ it should be completely different from the city’s other skyscrapers”. Founded in 2005, the Danish company (BIG) consists of architects, designers and builders […]

Photo: Nanuka Zaalishvili

Soviet Bus Stops In Georgia #2

My “hunt” on Soviet bus stops continues in different regions of Georgia. This time I’m presenting the second (and not the last) part of the collected material. First part you can check here: This isn’t a photo project yet, it’s more of a documentation of currently existing material. Photo project turned out to be more […]

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Balenciaga SS17 with Demna Gvasalia’s Guidance

Creative director of Balenciaga fashion house, Demna Gvasalia introduced his Spring/Summer 2017 collection on Paris Fashion Week and increasingly emphasized fashion fetishism. It should be noted that while working on a new collection, before creative process begins, designer carefully analyzes the topic, researches it and only after that starts creating. Comprehensive knowledge of the topic […]

Photo Courtesy of Andro Eradze

‘FIREWORKS’ by Andro Eradze

Exhibition of artist Andro Eradze opened on October 11th at Chaos Concept Store and hosted visitors for one week. Works titled  were displayed in a yellow space and represented a colorful explosion of a night sky. Photographs had a wooden frame and their “protecting” glasses were broken, that created effect, as if the noisy fireworks […]

Photo Courtesy : Project ArtBeat

To See a World in a Grain of Sand – Irakli Bugiani’s Exhibition

Curator: Levan Mindiashvili Exhibition is organized by Project ArtBeat. Photos: Sandro Sulaberidze, Amgus James, Ledley Brown. “To See a World in a Grain of Sand” is a first institutional solo exhibition of Irakli Bugiani in Georgia. It brings together pivotal works of the artist, marking important aspects of his practice. Bugiani chooses a medium of […]

Photo Courtesy: Villamartin Museum

Restoration of Castle Matrera in Spain

Built in ninth century castle of Matrera near Villamartin in Spain for a long time had stood firm against enemy and endured numerous invasions and sieges; but no one can withstand time and the building became more like the ruins over time. Over the period of its existence, Matrera has changed its owners for several […]

Photo courtesy of elle.com

Loewe Runway Spring/Summer 2017. PFW

The fact that Irish designer, ’s, talent has no limit was once again proven, when the creative director of Loewe (Spanish brand and fashion house) presented new spring-summer 2017 collection. In today’s chaotic world of fashion, designer’s work has progressed noticeably year after year and conquered new heights; his works create an eclectic unity, inspiration […]

Photo Courtesy of designdautore.blogspot.com

Ricardo Bofill’s La Muralla Roja aka Red Wall in Calpe, Spain                

In Mediterranean coastal city of Calpe “red wall” has been “erected” since 1968. La Muralla Roja’s bright colors contrast with environment , or perfectly compliment it. In this apartment complex of Ricardo Bofill, influence of Arabic Mediterranean architecture can be felt. Construction of La Muralla Roja was completed in 1973 and the design belongs to […]

Jazz Hotel courtesy of Surgula Studio

Jazz Hotel in Tbilisi by Surgula Studio

Architecture/Interior  Design: Surgula Studio   Location: D. Uznadze Str. Tbilisi, Georgia Status: Under construction Total area: 1415 sq.m Planned date of opening: 2018   24 room Jazz Hotel consists of four floors and a functional roof, the premises allocated as listed below: Level -1: Small conference room, technical floor Level 1 outdoor: square with water mirror in front of […]

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