j. mayer h. architects: rest stops in georgia
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may 04, 2012
j. mayer h. architects: rest stops in georgia


‘rest stops’ by j.mayher h., gori, georgia
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn

berlin-based studio j. mayer h. architects has completed 2 of 20 ‘rest stops’ in gori, georgia. the structures are for the new highway which will run through
the country and connect the republic of azerbaijan with the republic of turkey. the buildings are located on selected scenic viewpoints and
serve as activators for their area and neighboring cities. the sites include not only a gas station and supermarket,
but also farmers markets and cultural spaces for local arts and crafts.


socar rest stop
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


detail of exterior with mountains in background
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


detail of overhang
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


view of second rest stop in the distance
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


wissol rest stop
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


detail of structure
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


surrounding landscape
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


view from highway
image © jesko m. johnsson-zahn


section
image © j. mayher h.


plan
image © j. mayher h


project info:

architects: j. mayer h. architects
project team: juergen mayer h., paul angelier, jesko malkolm johnsson-zahn, marcus blum & guy levy
preliminary design: 2009
completion: 2011
program: rest stop
clients: jsc wissol petroleum georgia / socar georgia petroleum
location: gori, georgia
architects on site: kobulieli and partners / ltd.’alioni 99′
photographer: jesko m. johnsson-zahn

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