Category Archives: Georgia

Tblisi:Urban transformation and role transformations in the post-Sovjet metropolis

Kristof Van Assche and Joseph Salukvadze Tbilisi is the capital of Georgia. This bookchapter describes that and how the urban problems that have emerged since indepence could be addressed by means of urban planning and urban design strategies. The authors … Continue reading

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Tbilisi reinvented: planning, development and the unfinished project of democracy in Georgia

Kristof Van Assche & Joseph Salukvadze In this paper, we highlight the changing developmental patterns and planning strategies for the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, from late communism till the present day. Drawing on extensive fieldwork, interviews, analysis of documents and plans, … Continue reading

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Speed, Vitality and Innovation in the Reinvention of Georgian Planning Aspects of Integration and Role Formation

Kristof Van Assche, Joseph Salukvadzec & Martijn Duineveld In this paper, we investigate the influence of speedy reform in a transitional country on the reinvention of spatial planning. For the country of Georgia, we briefly outline the evolution of the … Continue reading

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Changing Frames: Citizen and Expert Participation in Georgian Planning

Kristof Van Assche, Gert Verschraegen & Joseph Salukvadze In this paper, we analyze the evolution of the spatial planning system in theRepublicofGeorgia, from late Soviet times to the present day, with a focus on its capital,Tbilisi. Through a reconstruction of … Continue reading

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