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Giorgi Chakhava

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: 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 […]

Photo: Nanuka Zaalishvili

Soviet Bus Stops In Georgia #2

My “hunt” on Soviet bus stops continues in different regions of Georgia. This time I’m presenting the second (and not the last) part of the collected material. First part you can check here: This isn’t a photo project yet, it’s more of a documentation of currently existing material. Photo project turned out to be more […]

Nanuka Zaalishvili

Soviet Bus Stops In Georgia

  It has been about 1 year since I started gathering bus stop pictures around Georgia. My camera has already shot compositions from Kakheti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Meskheti, Adjara, Imereti and Kartli. Each time I come across more and more interesting sights, and it has become a challenge to find the most fascinasting stop for which I […]

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