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Eileen Gray – Designer With a Strong Attitude

‘To create, one must first call everything into question’  – Eileen Gray   Eileen Gray is archietct and a designer from Ireland. Her father was a painter, he was the one who encouraged her to become an artist. Mother was from an aristocratic family; after divorcing her husband, Baroness Gray changed her children’s surname to Gray. […]

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“Saakashvili didn’t need interesting architects to design the New Georgia”

  Mikheil Saakashvili, the Georgian politician who currently serves as the governor of the Ukrainian city of Odessa, was paid a rare honor a couple of years ago. He was, to my knowledge, the only world leader to be specifically mentioned on the cover of an architectural magazine, an honour that he probably appreciated when […]

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Ketevan Sokolova-Qurdiani – First Georgian Architect Woman

  Ketevan Sokolova – Qurdiani was born on January 15th, 1905 in Tbilisi. She’s the first Georgian female architect, who was socially active till the end of her life. Ketevan’s father, Nikoloz Sokolov was a lawyer and her mother, Mariam Porakishvili – an artist, painter. Most likely, it was her mother, from whom architect inherited […]

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Architect’s Fashion

– Why do architects always wear black?  – This is the question you should never ask to an Architect. In this article we introduce you architect’s fashion, how they dress in everyday life and more or less expresses their taste. Their style definitely demonstrates the individuality each of them has in plenty. Even their cultural identities […]

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ALDO ROSSI not as an Architect, but Product Designer

  Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) is one of the most influential Italian architects of the second half of the twentieth century, but beyond that, few people know that he is a product designer, theorist and artist as well. Aldo Rossi is the author of a number of urban theories. He’s architectural style is poetical, light and […]

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MOSULISHVILI & PARTNERS ARCHITECTURAL OFFICE

Architect: George Mosulishvili Total Area: 153.3m2 Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Year: 2015 Construction: Mosulishvili & Partners There are lots of discussions about old part of the city and architecture which should be made or does not have any right to exist in this environment. My article is about a positive part of “activity” in our reality. […]

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Future Buildings of Tbilisi

  A good news is that constructions are in progress in Tbilisi. Another issue is how important these constructions are for the development of the architecture and whether they are a part of modern life. In this article we present the projects approved by the City Hall, which are already being constructed at present or […]

EASA- KONKRET

Konkret Workshop EASA Malta 2015

Workshop: KONKRET Tutors: Kuba Ulbrych (DE) Marcos Silva Mirra (DE) Laura Dietsch (DE) Javier Guerra (ES) Photo: Laura Dietsch   EASA is one of the first main topics for idaaf. Though we have not overviewed it completely this year we can’t miss it entirely. One of our favorite workshops this year is KONKRET – architectural, funky […]

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“The Commons”

  Not a lot is written about architecture in our country and whenever it is, mostly it is written by architects about each other, urban environment or topics related to professional matters. The individuals for whom all of this architecture is created have no chance to show their opinion at all. The most being done […]

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Architectural Color – GREEN

  Wavelength ~ 495 – 570nm Frequency ~ 575 – 525THz   When we mention “Green Architecture”, associations, which arise, are much more diverse than just a representation of green-colored facades. Nowadays it mostly subsumes sustainable architecture and plant-encrusted buildings. Green is one of the most interesting architectural colors with its life-giving ability and a […]

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Color Hearing in Architecture

Color which is perceived trough electromagnetic wave frequency(also the length of this wave), can be associated with certain sounds. (sound is the frequency for an acoustic wave). So, for example color red has the lowest frequency, but has the longest length of the wave. Therefore, if we look at the rainbow colors the color at […]

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Architecture For The Kids

Creating something special for the most critical, honest people, those with boundless imagination, dreamers aka children is very difficult. Although much of the world is new for them and it sure is full of discoveries, it is difficult surprise and impress them significantly. This, perhaps, is because infinite imagination fits in their small heads.   […]

მტკვრის კალაპოტისა და სანაპირო არეალის რეკონსტრუქციის პროექტის კონცეფცია

მტკვრის კალაპოტისა და სანაპირო არეალის რეკონსტრუქციის პროექტის კონცეფცია

პროექტი:  მტკვრის კალაპოტისა და სანაპირო არეალის რეკონსტრუქციის პროექტის კონცეფცია მდებარეობა: გლდანის ხიდსა და დიღმის მასივს შორის მდებარე მდ. მტკვრის კალაპოტისა და სანაპირო არეალი არქიტექტორები: ნუცა ნადარეიშვილი, ოთო ნემსაძე, ლუკა კიკიანი წელი: 2015   გუშინ თბილისის მერმა, დავით ნარმანიამ, გლდანის ხიდსა და დიღმის მასივს შორის მდებარე მდ. მტკვრის კალაპოტისა და სანაპირო არეალის რეკონსტრუქციის პროექტის კონცეფციის პრეზენტაცია, არქიტექტურის სამსახურის უფროსის […]

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Tbilisi City Hall and Wendys – the border which passes through stomach

    I decided to write this article back then, a few months ago, when I noticed a metal construction in May 26 Square, and later found a permit issued by Tbilisi City Hall on tas.ge. In it, they allowWendys to occupy the whole square for constructing a new food facility. Bu the way, there […]

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William Blake’s Demons and Smithsons’ Monster

If you really want to know about all this brutal mess and its review in the architectural context, then I’ll start everything from the very beginning. In fact, not from the very beginning, but from 1757, when little William was born in the family of Mr. James Black, a man who used to sell second-hand […]

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