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Seriously Squiggled Architecture

The Sardi Border Checkpoint is Sure to Become a Major Landmark

— November 16, 2011 — Eco
The Sardi Border Checkpoint designed by J. Mayer H. architects is taking organic architecture to a new level.

The customs checkpoint, located at the Georgian border to Turkey sits on the shore of the Black Sea and is sure to be the most photographed building in the region. The free-flowing structure resembles an organic line similar to a stroke drawn in ink.
The distinctively designed structure features a viewing tower, cantilevering terraces and a myriad of overlapping levels that overlook the water. Moreover, this Georgian customs facility also houses a cafeteria, staff rooms and a conference area.
The grandiose structure fits into its surrounding seaside landscape while maintaining a forward-thinking and contemporary design. The dynamic seaside monument draws tourists in with its atypical design while establishing itself as an emerging local landmark.


Image Credit: J. Mayer H. Architects
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