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J. Mayer H. Architects | Lazika Pier Sculpture

Design | February 28, 2013 |

Lazika Pier Sculpture by J. Mayer H. Architects

J. Mayer H. Architects | Lazika Pier Sculpture

Lazika is a new city in Georgia located on the Black Sea coast. The one hundred meter long Lazika Pier with its 31 meter high landmark sculpture is one of the first structures to mark the beginning of the development of this new metropolis. The sculpture is built out of 8mm steel plates. Exterior and interior lighting features will provide a dynamic and pulsating look to the sculpture. Construction started in May 2012 and the opened in October 2012. Founded in 1996 in Berlin, Germany, J. MAYER H Architects’ studio focuses on works at the intersection of architecture, communication and new technology. From urban planning schemes and buildings to installation work and objects with new materials, the relationship between the human body, technology and nature form the background for a new production of space.

Lazika Pier Sculpture by J. Mayer H. Architects

Jürgen Mayer H. is the founder and principal of this interdisciplinary studio. He studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union and Princeton Universtiy. His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of numerous collections including MoMA New York and SF MoMA. National and international awards include the Mies-van-der-Rohe-Award-Emerging-Architect-Special-Mention-2003 ,Winner Holcim Award Bronze 2005 and Winner Audi Urban Future Award 2010. Jürgen Mayer H. has taught at Princeton University, University of the Arts Berlin, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London, the Columbia University, New York and at the University of Toronto, Canada.

more. www.jmayerh.de

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