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Housing in Tbilisi / Studio Arci

  • 01:00 - 23 July, 2009
Housing in Tbilisi / Studio Arci
Housing in Tbilisi / Studio Arci

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Architect

    Rati Chomakhidze, Studia Arci
  • Client

    Arci development
  • Total built area

    4,310 sqm
  • Living area

    2,100 sqm
  • Office area

    650 sqm
  • Area

    1105.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. The presented project is located in the general development plan of the Vake district and the surrounding area. The general plan was developed by a private architectural company after becoming the winner in the competition for reconstruction plans of the Vake district and the vicinity. The fulfillment of this project takes place stage by stage even today and this building is one of the part of this program.

A piece of the land under the designed building has an oblong-triangle shape, which predisposed the basic form of the building. The dwelling, by functional and dimensional parameters, represents a construction of a transitional form between the low rise houses and the multi functional high rises under construction, stipulated by the masterplan. Taking this into consideration, the basic volumes and functions are adopted.

On the first floor of the residential part, are located apartments with gardens. The offices, together with its characteristic functional infrastructure, are located in an independent block, which offers a unique way of functioning and rhythm of life of the dwelling.

The 4-7 storey part of the building is residential, and the 3 storey is office. The dwelling is presented as one whole volume. The construction is monolith concrete, the natural form and texture of which is preserved on elevations, columns and monolith walls.

Exterior walls are filled with bricks and covered with wooden sandwich panels, which give the building a certain cozily inhabited look to the building and increases its thermo-resistance. In the residential part 20 apartments are located with underground car parking, and all three stores of the office part of the construction are dedicated to the architectural office. Each floor of this building can function independently as a separate office, which eases future marketing possibilities of the building. On the underground floor are located exhibition, conference and storage spaces. which get their lighting through the atrium gardens.

In the central part of the building, on a street axes, large glass stained windows are installed. Their transparency creates visual, lively connection between the office and the outside world. On the roof of the office building a zone (terrace) of general use is arranged, for carrying out different events and activities.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Housing in Tbilisi / Studio Arci" 23 Jul 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>
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voland-m · March 31, 2010

inglisurat kai pontia da rame??? :)))

achi gegenava · December 18, 2009

gogia magari kaci xar

cold · July 27, 2009

amatma raician aq rom nimeieris asi clistavi gadavixadet )))

ranj · July 27, 2009

won't the Russians just bomb it down??

David · July 28, 2009 07:22 PM

In your dreams, sneaky *** russian

Geo · July 27, 2009 05:18 PM

Russia only know to bomb, nothing else

qwerty · July 27, 2009 05:14 PM

ranj do You think it's a nice joke?
Russians never bombed tbilisi)

iko · July 26, 2009

tbilisshi ise dugs arqiteqtura rogorc palestinashia mshvidoba exla

David · July 26, 2009 01:54 PM

amit risi tkma ginda?

NATO · July 25, 2009

me mand vmushaobdiiii kai iko :)

David · July 25, 2009

good piece of architecture

Spiral Architect · July 24, 2009

I like it! very cosy and nice

David · July 24, 2009

??? ???? ????? ???!

cold · July 24, 2009

vaa tbilisi gaichita :D


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