“Visions in Exchange – Urban Transformation Processes in Georgia and Germany”


TU Braunschweig, Institute of Sustainable Urbanism (ISU) and Ilia State University, Architecture Program would like to invite you to a collaborative project presentation and discussion, under the title “Visions in Exchange – Urban Transformation Processes in Georgia and Germany” – Soviet and German mass housing projects and their transformation processes.

The event will take place at Goethe Institute on 23rd of May, 2nd floor, at 19:00 o’clock (Sandukeli Str. 16).

At the first part of the event, Diana Felber and Alkistis Thomidou from ISU will present recent and ongoing teaching and research projects. This semester ISU offers a master's thesis project, which is located in the district of Tbilisi Saburtalo. Students from ISU TU Braunschweig will talk about their analysis and impressions during the excursion week. Later on, Gigi Shukakidze, Tbilisi Architecture Biennial team, will talk about the upcoming event.

At the second part of the event, we would like to open the discussion on issues of urban development and architecture in Germany and Georgia, focusing on the preservation of the built heritage and modernization of the aging housing portfolio.

We believe that the topic can be of interesting to you and your involvement and participation in the event, will be outmost important.

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