Giorgi Chubinashvili National Research Centre
Academic Researchers Bibliography

Maia Mania

Born: 1957, Tbilisi
Historian of Architecture, Chief Researcher of the Centre, Ph.D. 

Research field: Secular architecture of Tbilisi and other Georgian cities. 

Activity: Associated Professor of the Tbilisi Academy of  Arts, Faculty of architecture; lectures on the History of Architecture of Tbilisi and Other Georgian Cities; Expert-architect of the Fund for Protection of Georgian Cultural Heritage; scientific consultant of the Betlemi Historic Quarter Conservation Plan – Guidelines for Intervention (the project implemented by ICOMOS Georgian National Committee, donors: UNESCO Division of Cultural Heritage and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway). 

Address:  83, David Agmashenebeli ave., app. 2, Tbilisi.


  1. The relationship of the main elements of urban structure (house, courtyard, square, street).  The Annals of the Georgian Academy of  Arts, Tbilisi, 1983;
  2. The roots of space organization in the historical structure of Tbilisi. The Annals of the Georgian Academy of  Art, Tbilisi, 1984;
  3. Transformation of Tbilisis courtyard. The Journal of the Georgian Art, Tbilisi, 1984;
  4. What makes the architectural character of Historical Tbilisi, Journal of the Friends of the Monuments of Culture “Dzeglis Megobari”, Tbilisi, 1985;
  5. Courtyard as one of the main elements of context of Old Tbilisi, Journal of the Georgian  Science “Matsne”,Tbilisi, 1989;
  6. An unknown sketch of Old Tbilisi view. The Journal of Literature and Art, N2, Tbilisi, 1998;
  7. Caravanseray building in Irakli II Street. The Journal of Cultural Heritage Initiative, N1, Tbilisi, 1998;
  8. Number of Articles for Tbilisi Encyclopedia volumes, Tbilisi, Encyclopedia, Tbilisi, 2002;
  9. The European Builders of the Tbilisi Geophysical Observatory and Genetic Roots of its Architecture. Conference material of the Department of Control of Preservation of Monuments of Georgia. Tbilisi, 2001;
  10. Space structure of Tbilisi dwellings in the 19th century. “Tbilisi in the 19th  century: History and Culture”. Conference organized in the framework of the INTAS research project 00-250, Abstracts, Tbilisi, 2002;
  11. European architects in the nineteenth-century Tbilisi. “Tbilisi in the 19th century: History and Culture”. Conference organized in the framework of the INTAS research project 00-250, Abstracts,  Tbilisi, 2002;
  12. Annotations for secular buildings in the book of M. Bulia, M. Janjalia, Tbilisi, Tbilisi, 2002;
  13. The Cellars of Old Tbilisi, Georgian Antiquities N 3, 2003;
  14. Joseph Baulig, Maia Mania, Hans Milderberger, Karl Ziegler, Architekturfrűrer Tbilisi,Landeshauptstadt Saarbrucken, 2004;
  15. To the History of One Caravanserai in Tbilisi “Shuabazari”, Georgian Antiquities, N7-8, Tbilisi, 2005;
  16. European Architects in Tbilisi, Tbilisi, 2006;
  17. Transfiguration Monastic Complex on the “Metekhi Hill” – Attempt of Dating the Structures, Georgian  Antiquities, N 9, Tbilisi, 2006.

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