Future Architecture Platform

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial traveled to Ljubljana, Slovenia, where it was part of the the Architectural Fair, 15-16 February 2018.

The Architecture Fair was a 2-day event running parallel to the Matchmaking Conference of Future Architecture ,as part of the Creative Exchange 2018.
TAB was represented by Tinatin Gurgenidze, who gave a presentation about the topic and ideas surrounding the upcoming Architecture Biennial in Tbilisi.
This was the first appearance in public for TAB and was a very fruitful and important event for us.

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Buildings Are Not Enough

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial 2018 is the first international architecture festival to take place in Georgia since the country regained its independence in 1991. Uniting Architects, scholars, designers and commentators, the 2018 event will focus on the subject “Buildings are not enough”,, seeking to study the transformational processes and newly reinvented living patterns of city dwellers. Alterations and adjustment made to architecture and the built environment in Tbilisi over the past 30 years have been undertaken by the city’s inhabitants to suit their changing needs: buildings have been transformed just as the lives of those who dwell within them have been transformed.
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TAB at MakeCity festival

On June 26th as part of the MakeCity festival the TAB team organised an introductory event in Berlin. Held in the Embassy of Georgia to the Federal Republic of Germany, the topic of the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial, Buildings Are Not Enough, was presented. Invited guests had a chance to ask questions and get more information about the planned event and beyond.

The event helped to spread the word among the art and architecture community within Germany and our special thank you to the Embassy of Georgia to the Federal Republic of Germany for their support.

TAB team in Rotterdam

The TAB team, with the support of Price Clause Fund, presented the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial “Buildings are not enough” in Rotterdam during International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam (IABR).

The TAB had the opportunity to meet one of the biggest minds in contemporary architecture, Reinier de Graaf, and discuss the possibilities of his involvement during the main event in October. Fortunately, Reinier de Graaf agreed to participate in the Symposium part of the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial as a keynote speaker. He will also present his book – Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Our Special Thanks goes to Tante Nino and the Prince Claus Fund