The construction of Saakashvili Presidential Library began in October 2013. Architectural design of the Library belongs to a world famous architect Jurgen Mayer, and carries a clear imprint of progress and modernity. The official opening of the library took place 6 months later, on 22 April 2014.
Jurgen Meyer and his architectural company have carried out a number of successful projects in Georgia : Mestia police station, Sarpi Border Checkpoint, Mestia Airport, Lazika Pier Sculpture, supermarket "Smart" and Gas station near Gori.
In 2011 Mestia airport building was named among the top ten of the world's most original airports. Lazika Pier Sculpture, the construction of which was completed in 2013, was published on the cover of the book "Modern World Architectural Masterpieces".
J. MAYER H. and Partner, Architekten 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. J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten's one of the most well-known projects is "Metropol Parasol" - a recreation building in the historic center of the Spanish city of Seville.
Saakashvili Presidential Library consists of five functional floors and a parking. J. Mayer also designed the interior details and, therefore, the library looks original: the reading room bookshelves repeat the style of façade windows.
Conference hall equipped with all the necessary equipment accommodates 120-140 readers and is comfortable not only for holding conferences and lectures but also for online activities and Internet streaming.
A reading room can accommodate up to 35 readers at the same time. All necessary conditions for comfortable work are provided- large, light-colored tables, wireless Internet, computers, access to electronic databases.
The fourth floor houses the library administration and Gela Charkviani Hall for holding seminars and meetings.