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Georgia Master Class : Stadslab Architecture Information

30 Jun 2010

Architecture Masterclass Georgia – 2010

Stadslab European Urban Design Laboratory is offering an international Master Class on the regeneration of Georgia’s Black Sea coast and the transformations of Batumi and Poti as its main port cities. During the Master Class a number of architects and planners will develop strategies and design solutions for two strategic corridors in the Western part of Georgia: a tourism corridor along the subtropical Black Sea coast, connecting Batumi with Poti, and an industrial corridor connecting Poti harbor with Tbilisi and further to Central Asia.

Batumi Harbour
photo from Stadslab

The Master Class consists of three one-week design workshops (1 week/month in September, October and November) under the supervision of Ruurd Gietema (partner at KCAP Architects and Planners) and Stadslab Staff. The program includes lectures and seminars with internationally renowned planners and architects. The Master Class will further include design workshops, site visits to Batumi, Kobuleti, Poti, a visit of the INTA Conference in San Sebastian-Pasaia (Basque Country) and a final presentation and conference in Georgia.

Scheduled dates for the Master Class program:

19-26 Sep (Tilburg, Netherlands and Batumi, Kobuleti, Poti Georgia)
23-30 Oct (Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain)
21-27 Nov Batumi, Kobuleti, Tbilisi Georgia)

Application procedure has started. Deadline for applications is September 1st 2010.

The first 6 applicants receive a free copy of Han Meyer’s classic book ‘City and Port: Transformation of Port Cities – London, Barcelona, New York and Rotterdam

Georgia masterclass images / information from STAR strategies + architecture


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Georgia Architecture – Selection

Aquarium and Aviary, Batumi
Architects: Zvi Hecker
Georgia Building
picture from architects
Georgia Building – Developer: Cartu Group, Burj, ATU, Batumi

Bat’umi Resort and Master Plan
Leo A Daly
Bat'umi Resort
picture from architects
Bat’umi Resort

Radisson SAS Iveria Hotel
GRAFT
Radisson Hotel Georgia
photo : GRAFT
Radisson SAS Iveria Hotel

Tbilisi hospital building
BDP : bdpgroupe6
Tbilisi Building

picture from architects
Tbilisi Building




Russian Architecture

Ukraine Architecture

Stadslab Master Class – Ukraine, 2009

Comments / photos for the Georgia Design Masterclass Architecture page welcome

Georgia Masterclass

Website : http://www.stadslab.eu/masterclass2010