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Peter Zumthor’s Tourist Facilities was Build Near the Historical Zinc Mines in Norway

  On a tourist trail near Allmannajuvet’s historical zinc mines in Norway service buildings appeared; they were designed by legendary Swiss architect, Peter Zumthor and they perfectly represent mine’s cold, gloomy environment. 73 years old architect was born on April 26th, 1943 in Basel, Norway. He studied industrial design and architecture at Pratt Institute in […]

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Pezo Von Ellrichshausen’s Vara Pavilion on Venice Architectural Biennale

    This labyrinth-like Vara Pavilion, made of 10 intersecting cylinders, was created by Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen for the Venice Architectural Biennale 2016. Each cylinder touches at least one another, creating a complex network of open spaces. The authors has defined the project as “the series of exteriors in the other […]

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Egyptian Pavilion ‘Reporting from the Front’ at the 2016 Venice Biennale

  The Venice Biennale of Architecture is an integral part of architectural culture. However, this year’s cycle “Reporting from the Front” is more unique, It highlights the capacity and potential of architecture’s role inside communities; “architecture makes the difference”, as Aravena puts it. The Egyptian pavilion commissioned and curated by Architect Ahmad Hilal with a […]

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Photo Project by Louisa Chalatashvili – Blue and Yellowish-Beige Crete

  Louisa Chalatashvili is a self-taught photographer, who’s known among Georgian viewers from “Kolga” Photo Contest. Loves shooting colors and textures, favorite object is a chair, because most often takes pictures of it; as it turns out, her special preferences from Georgian photographers deserve Levan Kakabadze and Nata Sopromadze. While speaking with IDAAF, Louisa said […]

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Punkt chair by IAAI

  The Punkt chair created by Ia Kutateldze is a result of the workshop by Finnish designers – Rudi Merz and Peter Schmid, which took place in two stages. When the Finish designers arrived to Georgia for the first time, the workshop concept was defined and the wooden material prepared. Each participant developed the design […]

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Venice Architectural Biennale 2016 – Short Review

  2016 Architectural Biennale opened in Venice on May 28 and will last until November 27. A lot of architects gathered in Venice as usual, including such cult names as: Tadao Ando, ​​Alvaro Siza, Renzo Piano, Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels. The event, which takes place twice a year, is a crucial event for all those […]

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Tate Modern Switch House by Herzog & de Meuron Opens in London

  On June 17th, 2016 Tate Modern’s new, additional building for museum officially opened and was introduced to the visitors with new look. Design belongs to notorious architectural duo, Herzog & de Meuron and it’s already clear that Tate Modern has once again confirmed its position as one of the 21st century’s iconic museums. It […]

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OMA’s Reconstruction for Fondaco dei Tedeschi is Revealed in Venice

  After a long wait OMA’s one of the most important project is coming to its end – 16th century Fondaco dei Tedeschi transformed into a modern department store and public area. OMA (The Office for Metropolitan Architecture) was founded in 1975 by Dutch and Greek architects, Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis. The company has […]

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Typical Houses From Ten Countries All Over The World

  During the history of mankind, with the development of people’s capacities and tools, their residence was changing too: from cave to neolithic hut ot from Roman palaces to modern villas. As a result, we got a varied history of houses’ architecture, which differs based on different regions and culture of the world. From this […]

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All the best for kids! Or, kindergartens in Tbilisi…

  The adults want all the best for kids always and everywhere. The majority of children spend the biggest part of a day in the kindergartens. The parents are always interested with the existing conditions, hygiene, menu, etc. in the kindergartens, but rarely with the building itself, as such. In general, the number of public […]

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Christo Claude’s ‘The Floating Piers’ Will Open This June In Italy

  One part of famous art duo “Christo and Jeanne-Claude” – Christo Iavashev visits Italy after 40 years with new project. After Jeanne passed away (November 18th, 2009) for a long time Christo wasn’t seen on a creative field and it was thought that he abandoned art; but in 2016 he returns with new installation […]

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Beauty House ‘MIRROR’ by Zviad Surguladze

  Design: Zviad Surguladze Studio Photo by: Mariam Sichinava Area:  110m2 Location: Besiki str #4 | Tbilisi   The new interior design created for the Mirror Beauty House by Zviad Surguladze is full of unpredictable details. The space is the mix of classic, contemporary and surrealistic details at the same time. IDAAF has received some very interesting answers […]

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Jewelry and Design By Telma DA

  “Telma DA is Jewelry and Design. It’s a story that tells a possible aggregation of “my two worlds”, Design and Architecture. Always under a very unique and genuine perspective.“ – Telma Ferreira, the founder of the new brand. Telma Da is a brand that combines architectural concepts with contemporary design. It is born basing itself […]

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Kaleidoscope #2

  Dates: 15-17 May. 2016 Participants: Giorgi Mirzikashvili | Tatia Shavgulidze | Salome Tsopurashvili | Liza NiniaSvili | Nikoloz Mchedlidze | Alex Maghlakelidze | Aleksandre Katsitadze | Tamri Bolkvadze | Ninuca Kakabadze | Lasha Gvazava | Natali Burduli | Giorgi Machavariani | Erekle Didebashvili   IDAAF became a traditional supporter of Kaleidoscope and once again […]

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WILD MINIMALISM By ROOMS

  Georgian design studio “ROOMS” continues to present elegant and stylish product to public. This yeat is loaded with work for designers, they finished working on a new collection “Wild Minimalism”. It was exhibited on Salone Del Mobile, Milan and along with other publications they were mentioned in New York Times’ article as one of […]

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