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Sarpi Border Checkpoint

The customs checkpoint is situated at the Georgian border to Turkey, at the shore of the Black Sea. With its cantilevering terraces, the tower is used as a viewing platform, with multiple levels overlooking the water and the steep part of the coastline. In addition to the regular customs facilities, the structure also houses a cafeteria, staff rooms and a conference room. The building welcomes visitors to Georgia, representing the progressive upsurge of the country.

J. MAYER H. Architects

Project Team: Juergen Mayer H., Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn, Christoph EmenlauerArchitects on Site: Beka Pkhakadze, Ucha Tsotseria
Project: 2010-2011Completion: 2011
Client: Ministry of Finance of GeorgiaBuilding Company:  JSC TransmsheniStructural Engineering:  LTD BWCStructural Engineering of Tower: Nodar Edisherashvili
Photographers: Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn, Beka Pkhakadze


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandru

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