Tbilisi Architecture Biennialle 2022: Checkpoint Protected Lands

curators: ira miroshnykova, oleksii petrov
architects: ФОРМА
year: 2022

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, essential routes were equipped with defensive fortificationsーcheckpoints, built hastily from locally available materials

A checkpoint provides movement control and defense and can be part of a more extensive fortification system with surveillance, cover, and fire functions. The most effective protection of defensive structures is provided when they are combined with natural obstacles, mountains and ravines, rivers and swamps, and impenetrable forests. People have long settled where the landscape can protect them. The sharper the relief, the older the woods, the greater the chances for survival and development.
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