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.

The team has turned dilapidated abandoned structures into three internationally acclaimed lifestyle hotels, reconstructed a timeworn property into a top tier luxury hotel brand and developed a number of restaurants distinguished by style, design and personality.

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 part of 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

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 degree 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. With over 15 years of experience in the field, he brings innovative thinking and creative approach to Adjara Arch Group. 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 a designer at Adjara Arch Group, Giorgi Butulashvili has proven to be a forward-thinking urban innovator. He brings more than 20 years of experience of working along with Georgian, French and German architects on internationally acclaimed projects. Giorgi’s contributions to urban development of Tbilisi stand out for their context sensitive concepts 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 Art and Design and a distinctive portfolio of paintings, drawings, and design, she is the brains behind some of Adjara Group’s well-received ads, billboards, and wall prints.

Giorgi Mikaberidze

Architect/ Designer

Giorgi Mikaberidze

Apart from gaining extensive practical experience in architecture and design, Giorgi Mikaberidze has been involved in several architectural exhibitions over the last couple of years. His capacity to think conceptually about space is an important asset to Adjara Arch Group and has played an important role on the development of Lolita, Rooms Hotel Tbilisi and Stamba Hotel. With a background in construction project coordination, Giorgi has also been integral in successful implementation of Adjara Group’s projects.

Nino Popkhadze

Assistant to Head of Construction and Project

Nino Popkhadze

Nino Popkhadze has proved to be a goal-oriented, tireless, and a creative member of Adjara Group. With a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design and years of experience in the construction industry, she assisted in overseeing and managing the dynamic construction processes of Stamba Hotel. Nino has successfully adapted to the unorthodox style of Adjara Arch Group’s work patterns that require boldly improvising and innovating to create places that are authentic.

Irakli Ramishvili

Architect/ Designer

Irakli Ramishvili

Irakli Ramishvili is the youngest member of Adjara Arch Group. He has demonstrated boldness and inventiveness, while participating in the conceptualization and construction of Adjara Group’s most recent project – Stamba Hotel. Irakli’s interest in architecture and urban design shows in his work that always stays true to the environment that it is created for.