Giorgi Chubinashvili National Research Centre
Academic Researchers Bibliography

Manana Suramelashvili

Born: 1951, Tbilisi
Art Historian, Senior Researcher of the Centre, Ph.D. 

Research field: Study and protection of the medieval Georgian architecture, study and recording of the urban heritage. 

Activity:  Member of ICOMOS International – representative of the Georgian National Committee; Founder and member of the Association “Society and Cultural Heritage”; participant of the urban heritage recording projects carried out by the Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport, as well as by the Fund for Preservation of the Cultural Heritage 

Address: 3, Terenti Graneli str., Tbilisi.      


  1. Khada, Hystorical and Architectural Guide,  Tb., 1983, (co-autors:  J. Gvasalia,
    M. Giorgidze,  L. Churgulia);
  2. Lechkhumi, Historical and Architectural Guide, Tb., 1983, (co-autors:  D. Berdzenishvili,  I. Bandzeladze, L. Churgulia);
  3. Giorgitsminda,  Scentific-Popular Journal "Dzeglis Megobari" 1,  Tb.,  1986,  pp. 6-12;
  4. Issues Related to the Survey of the Odzisi Churches, Tselitsdeuli (Annual Journal), II,(Main Board of Natural and Cultural Monument Preservation of Georgia) , Tb.,   1996,  pp. 65-76;
  5. Safeguarding of Old Tbilisi at the Tum of the 21st Century,  An International Academyc Course, Significance and Protection of Vernacular Architecture, Tb., 1997,  pp. 47-50;
  6. Spontaneously Developed Quarters of Tbilisi - a Result of the Folk Creative Activity, Tb.,  1997, pp. 53-57;
  7. To the Significance of Enlarging Vardzia Protection Zone, The Main Scientific -Indastrial Board of Protection and Usage of History and Culture of Georgia, Tb.,  1997-1998,  pp. 40-44;
  8. Issue of the Urban Heritage Protection, Conference Materials-"The Problem of Old Tbilisi", The Monuments Protection Department of Georgia, Tb.,   2001, pp. 21-24 ;
  9. Descriptions of Problems of old Tbilisi on the example of the Betlemi (Bethlehem) Quarter,  A non-periodical edition of Interdisciplinary Researchers of Art, Journal Iliazd, 1/01, Tb.,   2002, pp. 6-9;
  10. The Results of Betlemi (Bethlehem) Kldisubani Architectural Studies,  G. Chubianshvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation,  Sakartvelos Sidzveleni  (Georgian  Antiquities),  6, Tb.,  2004,  pp. 196-215;
  11. On an 18th Century Dwelling with Flat Roof,  G. Chubianshvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation, Sakartvelos Sidzveleni (Georgian  Antiquities),  7-8,  Tb.,  2005,  pp. 326-336;
  12. An 18-Century Tower-like Dwelling in Betlemi (Bethlehem) Kldisubani,  G. Chubianshvili National Research Centre  for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation, Sakartvelos  Sidzveleni (Georgian Antiquities), The Bulletin of History, 9, Tb.,  2006,  pp. 160-166;
  13. A. Kutateladze Tbilisi State Academy of Art, G. Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation, Sakartvelos Sidzveleni (Georgian Antiquities), 12,  Tb., 2008,  pp. 256-271, (co-autor: Ts. Chachkhunashvili);
  14. Whatever is Eternal and Unique in Tbilisi,  Urban Heritage Preservation:Identity and Spirit of Old Tbilisi Conference Materials, 3-6 June 2010, Tb.,  2010, pp. 68-73;
  15. Tradition of Ancient Architecture Preservation in Urban Heritage of Tbilisi and the Recent Loss of it,  Ap. Kutateladze Tbilisi State Academy of Art, ACADEMIA, 2, Tb.,  2011, pp. 131-145;
  16. Architectural Restoration in Georgia (Historiography,Tradition and Experience Analisis),Association "Society and Cultural Heritage" This Projeqt has been made possible by financial suport from the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Tb., 2012;
  17. Metamorphosis of Historic Architecture,  Regional Co-operation for Cultural Heritage Development, 2012-2014. Heritage Conservation Regional Network Journal, 2. Tb., 2013:


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