Once a soviet sewing factory has been revived and transformed into the multi-functional urban space – Fabrika - bringing together like-minded individuals. It has quickly become an alternative place of gathering in Tbilisi for both locals and travellers. Here they are welcome to create and share, co-work, learn, socialize or even have a sleepover.
|| 建筑故事 Story
Fabrika位于苏联时期的缝纫工厂旧址，在此次改造和重获新生之前，孤零零地被遗弃了几十年，无论是当地人还是游客都对这里嗤之以鼻。基于此，MUA和Adjara Group Hospitality进行了一次新的尝试，将这座建筑改造成了引人入胜的全新所在。Fabrika也因此成为了第比利斯的城市地标，影响了其概念、建筑、城市建设，社会影响等诸多方面的立体构建。作为当地此种开发项目的第一次尝试，Fabrika无疑是成功的，将无人问津的社区变成了流行艺术和时尚潮人的聚集地。
Fabrika is located in the building of the sewing factory that was operating during the soviet time.Before the revitalization of the place, it was abandoned for the decades with no use to the neighborhood and society. The district was also unpopular as the destination for travelers or locals.MUA (Multiverse Architecture) and Adjara Group Hospitality - partnered up and transformed the building into the thought-provoking alternative space. Fabrika has become unique experience for Tbilisi in the conceptual, architectural, urban and social perspective. It's the first attempt to create the similar development locally, which had an immediate effect on the neighborhood transforming it into popular artistic and hipster district.
Fabrika is located in a historic neighborhood which has been a central but less popular part of the city. The starting point was to analyze the urban context where the project could bring multiple benefits for the area: increase its publicity and influence the economic and social life of the neighborhood. Creation of a new hotspot and thus, improving the attractiveness of the area was one of the main objectives.
The existing building of the Soviet era sewing factory had its own distinct spirit. That is why the architects chose to preserve and augment the energy of the space. The challenge was to implement a functional space program and rational circulation within the existing envelope.
In the detail level, it was important to apply changes only where it was unavoidable to achieve the coherent adaptation. The minimum intervention is made in the interior design: the walls are left bare, the ceilings and the floors are left untouched where possible. The interior design details and surfaces have the esthetics of the time when the building was functioning as the sewing factory. Even the old appliances found on the site are reused as the design elements.
The result is a building with an industrial look that is integrated into the urban context organically. The facade is largely intact and is used as the perfect surface for street art.Three distinctive building blocks create the welcoming rectangular courtyard that has easily/quickly become a trendy gathering spot for travelers and local people.
The staircase, which is a steel structure covered with plywood, plays the central role in the interior. Apart from the basic function, it gives the opportunity to explore the environment from different viewpoints.The hostel room atmosphere gives the impression of the industrial setting. The lobby is a cozy, inspiring space full of comfortable furniture, old traditional rugs and enormous plants.
The design includes new entrances and circulation, enabling accessibility for disabled and solutions for energy efficient MEP systems. The architecture and design of Fabrika Tbilisi is based on authenticity and cultural diversity. It is a case of a successful architecture with a real urban impact.
Today Fabrika is the most popular urban hotspot that unites its 22 Residents in one spirit - cafes and bars, artist studios, shops, educational institutions, co-working space and the biggest hostel in the region.Residents of Fabrika are creating Fabrika’s artistic soul. The vibes loved by visitors come from the members of its community.Here one can find like-minded individuals with different tastes, styles, age or social status.The open courtyard is the hub for socializing. Evenings are packed and noisy here.
Fabrika Hostel offers its guests the flexibility to choose between shared dormitories, standard private rooms and Apartment style suites – in total, up to 400 beds.Being adventurers and explorers at heart, we are here to connect you with the local scene, making your stay as authentic and memorable as possible.
项目名称 / Project:Fabrika Tbilisi
设计公司 / Design studio:MUA-Multiverse Architecture
主案设计 / Chief Designer:Devi Kituashvili, George Sakvarelidze
项目摄影 / Photographer:Nakanimamasakhlisi Photo Lab.
设计时间 / Time of design:2015-2016
完成时间 / Time of completion:2016
项目地址 / Location:第比利斯，格鲁吉亚 / Tbilisi,Georgia
项目面积 / Area:7600㎡
主要品牌 / Main brands:Grohe, Mooi, Vitra, Droog
Founder and Principal of MUA
Devi Kituashvili，1977年出生在格鲁吉亚第比利斯。从乔治亚理工大学获得建筑学和计算机工程学士学位，并在伦敦KCC的3D/室内设计修了双学位。他参与了很多国际设计委员会和建筑设计项目。Devi在国内很多项目的发展和管理方面发挥了关键作用，并在媒体和休闲产业中也发挥了自己的专长。在格鲁吉亚设立和管理一系列项目和活动的经验给他带来了广泛的人脉关系。2007年，他创立了Karalioki工作室，专攻室内和家具设计。他曾与英国的建筑和室内设计公司合作，其中包含Redjacket和Chassay + Last Architects。
Born (1977) in Tbilisi, Georgia. He obtained Bachelor degree in Architecture and Computer Engineering from Georgian Technical University and BTEC with dual distinction in 3D/Interior Design from KCC London. He participated in a wide range of international design commissions and building developments. Devi played key role in developing and managing projects in various spheres within the country, with a specialization in the media and leisure industries. The experience of setting up and managing a series of projects and events in Georgia has brought him a wide range of contacts and knowledge of government policy and ambitions. In 2007, he founded studio Karalioki specializing in interior and furniture design. He has worked with UK Based architectural and interior design companies: Redjacket; Chassay + Last Architects.
他的主要作品包括格鲁吉亚内务部的室内设计(Freyrie & Pestalozza, David Chipperfield设计的建筑)；他的建筑作品包括第比利斯检察官办公室；国家奥委会中心等。
His Major Works include interior design for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (Building designed by Freyrie & Pestalozza, David Chipperfield); His built works include Tbilisi Prosecutors Office; National Olympic Committee House; Ozurgeti House of Justice; Lazika Municipality Building; Batumi Hilton Hotel and Prime Class Residences - RIBA Stages E to K; Tabula TV public broadcasting Studios; Georgian National Agency for Standard and Metrology.
Born (1980) in Tbilisi, Georgia. He obtained Master degree in Architecture at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. During his architectural Practice in Moscow, Russia at Studio AMC he participated in international Competition, Aire Tower, located in Leeds, UK.
2003年，乔治成立了专门从事室内和家具设计的工作室。他在与以下建筑公司合作时提高了自己的专业技能:Dephani AD (Grato City, Texx Group Development Project)。
In 2003, George founded studio Rooms specializing in interior and furniture design. He sharpened his skills while working with following architecture companies: Dephani AD (Grato City, Texx Group Development Project).
Prior to founding MUA George worked on many notable projects, such as rehabilitation and renovation of iconic building “Ministry of Highway Construction” (present Bank of Georgia Headquarters). His built works include Tbilisi Prosecutors Office; National Olympic Committee House; Ozurgeti House of Justice; Lazika Municipality Building; Batumi Hilton Hotel and Prime Class Residences - RIBA Stages E to K; Tabula TV public broadcasting Studios; Georgian National Agency for Standard and Metrology.