Ruderal is a site engineering, landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm based in Tbilisi, Georgia. We design and develop sustainable site projects where ecology, culture, and history harmonize with the surrounding context. We partner with municipalities, institutions, community groups, and private developers to guide the design and planning process, from concept to construction supervision.

Our Georgian-American studio team includes experts in allied fields including architecture, ecological planning, heritage conservation, horticulture, rural development, public engagement, and urban design.

Current projects include a 17-hectare multi-functional ecological resort and boutique hotel in Bakurtiskhe, Kakheti, the Mtatsminda Urban Forest, and the landscape for the Sighnaghi Panorama Hotel.

For over 10 years, Cowles and her partners have conducted landscape research and projects in the Caucasus region, including the ecological rehabilitation of the Kvirila River Gorge in Chiatura, post-mining use of limestone quarries of Kavtiskhevi, and heritage conservation of the landscape of the Borjomi-Bakuriani railway corridor.

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Contact:
71 Barnovi Street, Sadarbazo 1, Floor 2
Tbilisi, Georgia

Employment Inquiries
Please send cover letter, CV, and portfolio to cowles@ruderal.com

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