Georgian online business magazine Marketer writes about upcoming Tbilisi Architecture Biennial. Continue reading “Marketer article about TAB”
Because we believe that books and publications are #spacesofencounter, we have made a dialogue between the essay ‘Buildings are not Enough’ by Tinatin Gurgenidze published in Archifutures vol. 5: Apocalypse and an extended version of it, published on Volume #54: On Biennials. Continue reading “Archifutures Vol. 5: Apocalypse”
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.
The first edition of Tbilisi Architecture Biennial will open its doors on October 26 and run until November 3, 2018.
The full program will be announced in coming days on the web page.
We are happy to announce the winners of our Open Call. We had an incredible number of high quality, interesting and professional applications for our Open Call on the topic “Buildings are not enough”. Owing to the overwhelming number of excellent pitches we are pleased to announce that we have decided to award four, rather than three applicants:
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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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We are delighted to announce that Tbilisi Architecture Biennial has won Creative Europe’s support in what was a very tight competition. Congratulations to our wonderful team: Natia Chankvetadze, Gogi Zoidze and Masho Chkheidze.
Tbilisi Architecture Biennial team visited OMA’s (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) office in Rotterdam.
Reiner De Graaf, partner at OMA and co-founder of AMO, the office’s think tank, will be a key note speaker at symposium during Tbilisi Architecture Biennial where he will discuss his recent book “Four Walls and a Roof, The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession”.
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.
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