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Posts by nanuka (nanuka)

Kvareli Lake Resort  Lobby by Nino Chubika

Kvareli Lake Resort Lobby Interior by Nino Chubika

The Georgian designer Nino Chubika, best known for her magical sculptures in clay and her fashion design, has just finished her first interior design project, and she brought her sculptor’s eyes and love of the texture of clay to it. Her client was Kvareli Lake Resort Hotel in Kakheti. A red clay wall,  with her […]

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Tamar Nadiradze – Interview About People, Watercolor and Influences

Note: Article is available on in Georgian.    

Element Furniture - Nana Zaalishvili

ELEMENT – MODULAR FURNITURE

Architect: Nana Zaalishvili | IDAAF Architects Dimentions: 75x25x55 cm – 205x20x55 cm Materials: Oak Wood, Chestnut Wood, Diabazi Stone, Bazalti Stone. Year: 2019 Inspiration: Giorgi Chakhava’s ‘Construction Element’ ONE SHAPE, VARIOUS MATERIALS AND FURNITURE WITH THE DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS Element Furniture was inspired by Giorgi Chakhava’s ‘Construction Element’ (1981) and by the idea that this invention does not stay only in the Soviet past […]

Mental Health Mobile Pavilion Presentation

Mental Health Mobile Pavilion Presentation

Project Idea: Elene Koridze; Tamta Chelidze Pavilion Design: Tezi Gabunia Video: Nikoloz Kapanadze Graphic Design: Gvanca Gabunia Architect: Levan Mirianashvili Engineer: Kaxaber Mekoshkishvili Text: Keti Kereselidze, Eka Dvalishvili, Nino Imerlishvili On October 10th, World’s Mental Health Day, the organisation MHMA presented their first project – MENTAL HEALTH MOBILE PAVILION – which took place in Fabrika. […]

Coffee Production Plant - Khmaladze Architects

Coffee Production Plant “Meama” by Khmaladze Architects

Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Type: Coffee Factory and Headquarters Area: 10 500 sq.m Status: Under construction Year: 2016 – ongoing From the Author: “Located on a highway connecting city to the airport, the site is sparsely developed. Surrounded with fields and pine trees the project houses coffee production plant, its offices, coffee tasting and small coffee exhibits. Inside, […]

Zviad Gamsakhurdia Presidential Library and Youth Center

Zviad Gamsakhurdia Presidential Library and Youth Center

Project Authors: T-Architects In collabortaion with Nikoloz Maisuradze, Davit Tsanava Location: Zugdidi, Georgia Area: 1500 m2 Project Team: Giorgi Inasaridze, Levan Mirianashvili, Mikheil Maglakelidze, George Tavidashvili Status: Competition (First Prize) Client: Municipal Development Fund Budget: 5 Million Gel The project area is located in the center of Zugdidi, near the Dadiani Palace. The building reflects the […]

What Is Yours, Is Yours: One Garage Manifest - Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

What Is Yours, Is Yours: One Garage Manifest – Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

Team: David Brodsky, Tinatin Gurgenidze, Otar Nemsadze, Tobias Schmitt, Gigi Shukakidze Location: Zaliska Lake, Ivano Frankivsk. Ukraine Year: 2019 From the authors: “In post Soviet Georgia of the 1990ies in the once a claim of city-dwellers seeking to secure their car from theft in a time of high crime, the self-made garages represented the ideal […]

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House JC by MIRAG Architecture

P roject Name: House JC Location: Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, Spain Total Area: 300.0 sqm Year: 2013 Status: Completed Architects: MIRAG Arquitectura i Gestió Team: Xavier Ramoneda, Pau Millet Photographs: Jordi Surroca   From the authors: “We firmly believe in a sustainable architecture that considers every client in every circumstance. This house shows the requirements of the […]

Dance Hall by David Giorgadze Architects

Dance Hall by David Giorgadze Architects

Project Name: Dance Hall and Audience for Choreographer Tea Darchia’s Dance Studio Location:Tbilisi, Georgia Total Area: 300 sq/m Year: 2018 Status: Completed Team: David Giorgadze, Edisher Tsotseria, Darejan Beshkenadze *  This article is available only in Georgian language.    

Kemeri Bog Visitor Center - Idaaf Architects

Idaaf Architects Shortlisted For The Kemeri Bog Visitor Center Competition

Project:  Visitor Center Location: Kemeri, Latvia Total Area:  12980 sq.m Building Area: 530  sq.m Year: 2018 Status: Competition (Shortlisted) Team: Nana Zaalishvili, Anna Nutsubidze, Anuki Berianidze 3D Support: Rezi Kratsashvili “WE BORROW FROM NATURE THE SPACE UPON WHICH WE BUILD” – TADAO ANDO From the Author: “For the Great Kemeri Bog Visitor Center our design aim is to propose a building with an architectural individuality […]

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Light Table by Alexandre Lominashvili

Material: Acrylic, Steel, Wood Height: 350 mm; Width: 890 mm; Depth: 1200 mm Photo: Kikala Studio Year: 2015 From the Author: “Light Table gives an impression that light – traveling through the scaled door – is becoming the surface of the table.  It is an interpretation of how we see, how the vision works. To […]

Courtesy of KILD Architects

KILD Architects Wins 1st Prize for Kaunas City Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge Competition

Nemunas Bridge: Length 320m, Span 220m, Area 3115sqm. Canal Bridge: Length 57m, Span 45m, Area 645sqm. Architects: KILD Design Team: Dominykas Daunys, Petras Išora, Ivane Ksnelashvili Engineers: TEC Infrastructure Design Team: Vilius Karieta, Mantas Markevičius Visualizations: Davit Tsanava Project Year: 2018 / 08 Budget: 8mil € Lithuania’s second largest city, Kaunas, has launched an international […]

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10 Hilarious Photos from Norman Fosters’ Instagram

How often do the star architects share their daily routine on social networks? It would be fair to say – very rarely. We do not know what is behind the offices of our favorite buildings  authors, what is their daily life or what is their source of inspiration, are they that different to us, mortals? […]

Book - Soviet Bus Stops in Georgia. Photo Courtesy: Nanuka Zaalishvili

Book – Soviet Bus Stops in Georgia

Size: 24×17 cm Year: 2018 Cover: Hard/Fabric Pages: 144 ISBN: 978–9941-8-0032-0 Several articles were published on Idaaf.com about the Soviet bus stop and immediately great response was followed. This photo project of the architect Nanuka Zaalishvili was first presented by the gallery “project Art Beat” within the photo festival “Kolga” and then exhibited at Tbilisi […]

Hotel in Abastumani by Henning Larsen. Photo Courtesy: Henning Larsen Architects

Hotel in Abastumani, Georgia by Henning Larsen Architects

Architects: Henning Larsen Architects Landscape Architects: ManMadeLand Local Architect: DMark Area: 25000 m2 Project Year: 2011   From the authors: “The new Agobili Hotel at the spa resort Abastumani in the Georgian mountains offers its visitors tranquility and luxury at the southern slopes of the Lesser Caucasus. We just broke ground on the construction. During […]

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