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Islamic Architectural Heritage in Adjara

Georgia’s Orthodox churches—with their vivid frescoes behind unassuming stone walls—rightly attract thousands of local and foreign admirers every year. But these churches aren’t the only historic buildings that place Georgia on the global architectural map. Tucked away in the mountain valleys of Adjara, only a few hours’ drive from Batumi’s beach resorts and casinos, are […]

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Barber Shop by Idaaf Architects

Project: Barber Shop Location: G. Akhvlediani str. Tbilisi Area: 100 sq.m Year: 2018 Status: Completed Team: Nanuka Zaalishvili, Rezi Kratsashvili, Ani Tsikoridze Concept: Different shades of Green meet details of XIX Century Tbilisi interior, Soviet design and modern furniture. The Barbershop is located in a XIX century building which is very stylish for Tbilisi architecture […]

Courtesy of Gigi Shukakidze

Petre Otskheli Tribute Pavilion

2017 was 110th anniversary of Petre Otskheli, the founder of Georgian modernism and scenography. Various events were organized with TBC Bank’s support to celebrate this date, among which the most distinguished feature was “Project 12“, where 12 invited artists rediscovered and expressed Petre Otskheli in their artworks. The artists presented their alternative view of Petre […]

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The Building Element and Pavilion by Giorgi Chakhava

The purpose of this article is to present one of the inventions of the architect George Chakhava, namely, the use of elements of reinforced concrete as a building material for different kinds of architectural structures. Pre-fabricated panels assembled in various shapes and forms have infinite possibilities, on a small or a large scale. Apartment blocks […]

Photo: Mikheil Pitiurishvili

MATERIEL Interior by Mosulishvili & Partners

Architects: Mosulishvili & Partners | George Mosulishvili | Anuka Tavartkiladze Construction works: Mosulishvili & Partners Photo: idaaf Area: 142.00 m2 Year: 2017 Location: Kote Apkhazi str.22 | Tbilisi, Georgia   The fashion house MATERIEL is located in old part of Tbilisi. Architectural style of the building in which the shop is placed can be described as  typical for 18th century Tbilisi, which […]

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Georgian Architectural Heritage – Laguna Vere

Project: Aquatic Complex “Laguna Vere” Architects: Shota Kavlashvili (1926 – 1995), Ramaz Kiknadze (1937-1975), Guram Abuladze (1941 – 2009) Enginner: R. Ghudushauri Mosaic/Painter: Koka Ignatov Construction: “Injmsheni” Location: Merab Kostava str. 34. Tbilisi, Georgia. Building Area: 10250 m2 Year: 1978   The aquatic complex “Laguna Vere” is located in Tbilisi, Georgia on the right bank […]

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BIG Created ”Invisible Museum” Excavated in The Dune Near WWII Nazi Bunker

Project: Tirpitz Museum Extenion Author: BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) Partners in Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Finn Norkjaer Area: 2800.0 m2 Location: Blåvand, Denmark Year: 2014 – 2017   Danish firm BIG  finished construction of the “Invisible Museum” in Blåvand, Denmark, by cutting linear passageways out of the sand dune beside a bunker built by German forces during the […]

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”Aprili House” – Reconstruction of the Half-Century House in Sighnaghi

Project: “Aprili House” – Reconstruction of a Half-Century House Architects: IDAAF Architects Total Area: 242 m2 Building Area: 220 m2 Location: Sighnaghi, Georgia Year: 2015-2016   IDAAF Architects finished their first project  outside of Tbilisi – Reconstruction of a Half-Century House in Sighnaghi, Kakheti region. “April House” is located in Sighnaghi on 9 April Street. The […]

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Architectural Heritage of Georgia – Tbilisi Chess Palace and Alpine Club

Project: Tbilisi Chess Palace and Alpine Club Architect: Vladimer Aleksi-Meskhishvili;  (1915-1978) Germane Ghudushauri (1939) Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Year: 1973 The Tbilisi Chess Palace and the Alpine Club opened in 1973 in Kirov (today’s Vere) Park. It is one of the unique examples of late Soviet Modernist Architecture. Mostly referred to as Tbilisi Chess Palace, building was dedicated […]

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Archaeology Museum by Barclay & Crousse

Project: Archaeology Museum Architects: Barclay & Crousse Location: Ica, Peru Area: 1170.0 m2 Project Year: 2016   Nothing fits in South American deserts better than red pigmented concrete. Archaeological museum in Ica, Peru designed by Lima based architect duo Barclay & Crousse is exactly like that. The straight lines of the building creates dynamic mood […]

Photo: Nanuka Zaalishvili

Stepantsminda in Urban Chaos and Unprepared Infrastructure for Tourist Season

The city center that is turned into a Bus Station The Road Cafe – Restaurants New Developments  

Photo: Nanuka Zaalishvili

Architecture in Javakheti – Grass Roofed Houses

In historical sources Javakheti (Zaabakhah) was first mentioned in 785 B.C in the inscription of the Urartu King Argyt I as a conquered side; Nowadays This part of Georgia is the most interesting place for traveling, because its undiscovered culture and unexplored areas. Landscapes are completely free and quiet from contemporary urban chaos; Samtskhe-Javakheti is […]

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10 Ongoing Errors of Urban Development in Tbilisi

10. Recreational zones without a status, privatized plots inside them and ongoing constructions Being actively assisted by the developer City Hall on one hand and choked in the concrete jungle on the other hand, the citizens have been engaged in a desperate battle for already several years. The Tbilisi City Hall is actively continuing to […]

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Young Georgian Architects to Renovate Gudauri’s Iconic Soviet Modernism Monument

Project: “Peace Monument” Rehabilitation Project and Facilities Customer: Kazbegi Municipality Total Area: 7745 sq.m Building Area: 445 sq.m Authors: IDAAF Architects | Saxon Management Services Location: Gudauri, Georgia Year: 2017 The Gudauri ski resort is located 120 km north of Tbilisi, an altitude of 2196m above sea level. The number of visitors to the village […]

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Residential Villas for the Golf Complex  

Project: Residential Villas Architect: WUNDERWERK + David Giorgadze Total Area: 500 Ha Location: Teleti, Georgia Client: Primera Golf and Residence Design Team: Gigi Shukakidze, David Giorgadze, Nikoloz Lomidze, Sandro Gharibashvili Competition: Winner Year: 2016   ‘Primera Residence Development and Construction LLC’  are planning to build golf complex on the Teleti hill. The project includes constructions […]

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