architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
 
architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
apr 02, 2012

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi

london-based practice architects of invention has recently completed the ‘prosecutor’s office’, the firm’s first project constructed in tbilisi, georgia. delicate, transparent volumes are suspended within a stark black frame, creating an exterior of floating elements. the combination of envelope components represents a metaphor of the internal functions, visually dominated by the typically uncompromising nature of the legal system in contrast with the endless reflections of the mirrored elements contained by it, representing the versatility of the process. approximately 70 percent of the profile is setback from the solid sides generating chasms between the outer and inner massing. a ground level passageway has been formed by carving a void beneath the stacked boxes.

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
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a security checkpoint and lobby welcome visitors at the entrnace level while the top storey is dedicated to the judicial offices. the staggered floor plates generate balconies and terraces accessible from the interior while a sky garden may be used for conferences and celebrations. positioned adjacent to the court building, the workplace facilitates 60 staff members and adequate parking for commuting employees.

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
rear facade

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
ground level passageway formed from the stacked volumes

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
ground level entry

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
internal atrium

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
linear stair

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
illuminated at night

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
floor plan / level 0

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
floor plan / level 1

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
floor plan / level 2

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
floor plan / level 3

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
floor plan / level 4

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
section

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
section

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
section

architects of invention: prosecutor's office, tbilisi
elevation

  • check tbilisi road ministry….inspiration?

    j.
  • such a breath taking building

    sharon w
  • it’s very nice project, but i perform it in other country . maybe Germany. Please first get information about History of Georgian Architecture and then do project.

    Devdariani
  • Plain and simple. Beatiful..!! 🙂

    virgilio
  • sweet

    dbkii

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