On the shore of the Black Sea, this border crossing between Georgia and Turkey is not a place of separation, but a sign of coming together and a popular public place for sports, recreation, and business.
2010 – 2011
The customs checkpoint is situated at the Georgian border to Turkey on the shore of the Black Sea. With its cantilevered terraces, the tower features a viewing platform with multiple levels overlooking the water and the steep 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 country’s progressive spirit.
Ministry of Finance of Georgia;
Contractor: JSC Transmsheni
Partner in charge:
Jürgen Mayer H.
Project Supervisors: Levan Dvali, Giorgi Gejadze
Beka Pkhakadze, Ucha Tsotseria
Building Company: JSC Transmheni
Structural Engineers: Zaza Abeslamidze
Building Service Engineers: LTD BWC, Nodar Edisherashvili (Tower)
Building Physics: LTD Ecocomfort
Marcus Buck, Jesko-Johnsson-Zahn
AIT Award 2012, Winner