History Dates

 

XIII century      Origin of the surname, the Rulers of the Svaneti Principality;


1694     The family moves to Kakheti upon the request of King Irakly I ;


1873     Date of birth of Gigo (Grigol) Kurdiani;


1898     The foundation of the Family Architectural Dynasty;  


1898     Gigo Kurdiani starts his creative performance;


1902     Gigo Kurdiani is appointed Chief Architect-Designer of the Tbilisi City Duma;


1903     Date of birth of Archil Kurdiani Senior;


1905      Date of birth of Ketevan Sokolova-Porakishvili (future spouse of Archil Kurdiani);


1918     Gigo Kurdiani establishes the Georgian Technical Union and is appointed its leader;


1919     Gigo Kurdiani signs the Act of Independence of Georgia;


1929     Ketevan and Archil Kurdiani are the first diploma-held architects in Georgia;


1929     Ketevan and Archil Kurdiani start their creative performance;


1932     Date of birth of Gia (Giorgi) Kurdiani Senior;


1936 – 1944  
  Archil Kurdiani is appointed Chief Architect of Tbilisi;


1938 – 1941    Archil Kurdiani is Director of “Tbil-Project”;


1941    Stalin’s Award is bestowed upon Archil Kurdiani for the project-design of the 

            Georgian Pavilion at the Agricultural Fair in Moscow;        


1957    Gigo Kurdiani passes away;


1958    Gia Kurdiani joins the family architectural dynasty;


1960 – 1962
    Archil Kurdiani is appointed Chair of the Union of Georgian Architects;


1965    Date of birth of Archil Kurdiani junior;


1976    The title of “Honorable Architect” is bestowed upon Gia Kurdiani;


1988    Ketevan and Archil Kurdiani Senior pass away;


1990    Archil Kurdiani junior joins the family architectural dynasty;


1990
    Date of birth of Giorgi Kurdiani Junior;


1999    Order of Honor bestowed upon Gia Kurdiani;


2005    Dynasty establishes a Prise to honor Ketevan and Archil;


2006   Gia Kurdiani is announced the Best Architect of the year;


2006    Archil Kurdiani is announced the Best Architect of the year;


2008    Archil Kurdiani becomes International Socrates Award Laureate;


2009    Is announced a year of the Kurdianis for special contribution in architecture;


2011    Giorgi Kurdiani joins the family architectural dynasty;


2011    Giorgi Kurdiani is the winner of an international architectural competition for the best Student’s Project

            - Medical-Rehabilitation Centre in Tokyo, Japan;

 

2012    The title of Knight of Architecture is bestowed upon Gia Kurdiani;


2013     Giorgi Kurdiani is the Winner of an international Architectural Competition for the Best Student’s Project
           
- Architectural library in Vila


2014  
   Archil Kurdiani becomes Doctor of Architecture;


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