Adjara Arch Group is the in-house team of architects and interior designers responsible for the company’s construction projects. The creative team of twelve is known for turning historic and abandoned brutalist structures into stylish, contemporary properties.

The visionary professionals are creating high performance interiors with a juxtaposition of industrial minimalism and luxury avant-gardism.

Hotels are built and refurbished organically following a path of creative and authentic renovation rather than standard ideas.

Inspired by the beauty and vibrancy of his homeland, entrepreneur and owner of Adjara Group, Temur Ugulava, is personally involved in every phase of the development process from concept through construction to interior design.

Team Members

Giorgi Chkhetia

Chief Architect of Adjara Arch Group

Giorgi Chkhetia

Giorgi is behind the creation of Adjara Group’s properties. Holiday Inn Tbilisi, Rooms and Stamba Hotels are in his portfolio of projects. Giorgi, with over 30 years of experience across different European cities, played a key role in shaping some of the country’s most notable buildings. Giorgi works organically by not following typical construction frames of pre-determined renders but instead he chooses to make creative decisions gradually.

Ia Chekheria

Head of Construction and Project Management

Ia Chekheria

Ia joined the team in 2011 as a project manager and was one of the first architects to contribute to the group’s creative agenda. She worked on developing the first Georgian lifestyle brand of Rooms Hotel Kazbegi in 2012 as well as Rooms Hotel Tbilisi in 2014. In 2018 Stamba Hotel was launched under Ia’s creative leadership. She was the team leader behind the reconstructive and refurbishing effort of the hotel.

Ia was born in Tbilisi in 1987. She holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architecture from the Georgian Technical University (2010). Prior to joining the team of Adjara Arch Group, she worked for a Tbilisi based private company involved in large scale projects such as the reconstruction of the capital’s railway station.

Givi Machavariani

Architect / Designer

Givi Machavariani

Givi Machavariani’s contribution to Georgian architecture has been recognized internationally at the prestigious Archi Awards. Physical and 3-D architectural models, which he has been creating during the last 15 years, demonstrate Alexandre’s capacity to bring ideas to life. After joining the team in 2011 as an architect and designer, his talent and skills have been crucial to creating Adjara Group’s acclaimed projects such as Stamba Hotel, Rooms Hotel Tbilisi and Lolita.

Aleksandre Adamov

Architect / 3-D Designer

Aleksandre Adamov

Alexandre joined Adjara Arch Group in 2005 and participated in most of Adjara Group’s projects. Physical and 3-D architectural models, created by him during the last 15 years, demonstrate Alexandre’s capacity to bring ideas to life. His conceptual vision of space and composition has been integral in successfully developing projects like Lolita, Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, and Stamba Hotel, among others.

Giorgi Butulashvili

Architect / Designer

Giorgi Butulashvili

As an architect and designer at Adjara Arch Group, Giorgi has proven to be a forward-thinking urban innovator. For over 20 years, he has been partnering with Georgian, French and German architects on internationally acclaimed projects. Giorgi’s work is based on context-specific architecture and authentic design.

Ekaterine Chkheidze

Designer

Ekaterine Chkheidze

Ekaterine Chkheidze has been a part of Adjara Arch Group since 2007. She has international experience in fashion and design. With a degree in fine arts and a distinctive portfolio of paintings and sketches, Eka is the brains behind some of Adjara Arch Group’s well-received ads, billboards and wall prints.

Giorgi Mikaberidze

Architect / Designer

Giorgi Mikaberidze

In addition to an extensive practical experience in architecture and design, Giorgi has been involved in several architectural exhibitions over the last couple of years. His architectural vision is an important asset to Adjara Arch Group and has played an important role in the development process of Lolita, Rooms Hotel Tbilisi and Stamba Hotel. With a background in construction project coordination, Giorgi has also been integral in the successful implementation of Adjara Group’s projects.

Nino Popkhadze

Assistant to Head of Construction and Project

Nino Popkhadze

Nino joined Adjara Arch Group in 2018 and was involved in the dynamic construction process of Stamba Hotel. She has previously worked in the construction industry and holds a master’s degree in architecture and urban design from the Tbilisi Academy of Arts. Nino is now part of the team behind the Group’s upcoming projects across the country.

Irakli Ramishvili

Architect / Designer

Irakli Ramishvili

Irakli was involved in the construction process of Stamba Hotel. His interest in urban development is shown through his work, which always remains true to the Group’s creative agenda. Irakli is working on the company’s upcoming properties while completing a master’s degree in Architecture and Design at Ilia State University.