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Tbilisi, Georgia.

Furniture Inspired by ‘Building Element’

“In the Soviet regime in Georgia, architects had to use their wits to find a way to create unique designs given the strict controls in place. Alongside the large scale buildings designed to order, architects used their vision to create unique, small architectural objects. One was the iconic Georgian architect Giorgi Chakhava (1923-2007). His building […]

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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 […]

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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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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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‘Construction Element’ and Pavilions 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 […]

Apartment in Tbilisi by YØ DEZEEN

Apartment in Tbilisi by YØ DEZEEN

Project: Apartment Interior Design Area: 135 M2 Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Year: 2015-2017 Ukrainian design studio YØ DEZEEN has finished their first interior in Tbilisi. Studio was established in 2010 by Artem Zverev & Artur Sharf and since then have realized number of interesting projects around the world. Their style is distinguished by the combination of […]

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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”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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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: Christopher Herwig

Soviet Bus Stops from Abkhazia, Georgia

The famous Canadian-born photographer Christopher Herwig has spent fifteen years documenting bus stops in former Soviet countries. These years were full of interesting adventures and, more importantly, the diversity of designs across republics. Whilethe countries borderingWestern Europe are characterized by wood and soft forms, concrete and mosaic bus stops greeted Herwigin the Caucasus. It is […]

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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 […]

Photo: Gio Sumbadze

Floating Piers for Water Skiing in Kvareli

Location: Kvareli, Georgia Studio: David Giorgadze Architects Authors: David Giorgadze (1985 Georgia); Ivane Khuchua (1955 Georgia) Total area: 440 sq.m Usable floor area: 69 sq.m Year completed: 2015   A floating pier for water skiing is beyond the traditional understanding of architecture and reaches more wide perception of art. Its aesthetical values are based on golden […]

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