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Georgia’s Transformation of Rest Stops and Airports

Creative Visual Art

Architect Jürgen Mayer-Hermann was invited to Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, in 2004 after the country’s recently elected president Mikheil Saakashvili saw his work in a book. Saakashvili had decided to embark on a program of investment in infrastructure that Mayer-Hermann, in a Dezeen profile, likens to post-war Germany.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    These are so interesting- especially the drive-through checkpoint-- the squiggly thing- wasn't sure what that was!

    • Creative Visual Art

      It's interesting to know what other countries are up to. It's great to see countries invest in architecture, hopefully it will spur others and there can be some sort of competition that will result in prettier countries. I think the building you are referring to might be the Tbilisi Public Service Hall by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas.