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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… Read More
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. Read Less
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Sarpi Border Checkpoint
Sarpi, Georgia



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
© Beka Pkhakadze
  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.
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Beka Pkhakadze
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Beka Pkhakadze
© Beka Pkhakadze
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Jesko Malkolm Johnsson-Zahn
© Beka Pkhakadze
© Beka Pkhakadze