Airport design

By thillhouse | Ideas & images about the worlds airports

Grimshaw Architects appointed to design London’s Heathrow Airport

<b>Following a design competition with participation from Zaha Hadid Architects, Benoy and HOK,</b> <b>Grimshaw Architects</b> <b>has been chosen to design the concept</b> …

Architecture

Could this be the world’s most glam airport terminal?

We have seen some amazing airport design features over the years, but the TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport in New York has surely got to be one of the sleekest? Originally designed by the late architect Eero Saarinen in 1962 as a terminal for Trans World Airlines, which ceased …

Lifestyle

New York Governor Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden Announce Groundbreaking on New LaGuardia Airport

<i>West aerial view of LaGuardia Airport, with Central Terminal B in the foreground</i><p>In addition to designing the new 1.3-million-sq.-ft. passenger …

Flying

Opinion: the golden age of airports is over, says Aaron Betsky

<b>Opinion:</b> the golden age of airports is over, says Aaron Betsky. Railways have trumped air travel with better-designed terminals that are the epitome …

Architecture

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport Terminal 3

Studio Fuksas<p>Shenzhen, China<p>“I learned a lot about architecture from Hitchcock,” says Massimiliano Fuksas, referring to Alfred, not Henry-Russell. …

Long Beach Airport

<b>HOK</b><p><b>Long Beach, California</b><p>The history of aviation in Long Beach, California, is legendary—from the landing, on its sandy shores, of the first …

The New LaGuardia Airport is "Lackluster and Uninspired"

<i>Two weeks ago, New York Governer Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan to transform LaGuardia airport into "a globally-renowned,</i> …

Air Travel

LaGuardia airport's American Express Lounge is incredibly stylish

New York's LaGuardia Airport gets a bad rap. It regularly appears on "America's worst airport" lists, and Vice President Joe Biden once claimed it belonged in a "third-world country."<p>But things are looking up for the beleaguered airport — at least for a certain group of customers. In late 2014, …

Flying

In the Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again. No, Really.

Traveling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very …

Travel

Billion-dollar upgrade of Perth Airport - The West Australian

- The West Australian<p>The most spectacular part of the billion-dollar upgrade of Perth Airport — the T1 Domestic Terminal — will open on November 22 …

AD Classics: Yokohama International Passenger Terminal / Foreign Office Architects (FOA)

The triumphant critical reception of the Yokohama International Passenger Terminal was the product of inventive architectural methodology and …

Architecture

Riyadh airport's T5 set to open by year-end, says official

Terminal 5 at King Khaled International Airport will have annual capacity of 12m passengers

Airports

Regeneration of Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1 / Norihiko Dan and Associates

Architects<p>Location<p>Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), No. 9, Hangzhan South Road, Dayuan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 33758<p>Area<p>15540.0 …

Architecture

Gates of Heaven

Effective airport designs are often underappreciated, as it is easy to take them for granted when things go smoothly. You are comfortable, you find what you need, and you are not bored out of your skull. The best airports get the small things right in a big way.<p>Best International: 
Changi Airport, …

Travel

How To Design The World's Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing's new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together—all …

Travel

Your Shot Photos: World Architecture

Architecture

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Airplanes

8 Ways Tech Will Transform Airport Security

Here's a guarantee: Come up with a problem involving systems, and technology innovators will seek to solve it. Make that problem the safety of passengers on airplanes, and the urgency those innovators bring to the table increases a hundredfold.<p>Using tech to augment how we watch for and catch …

Airport Security

Shenzhen Opens Flashy New Airport Terminal

The highly anticipated new terminal at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Guangdong, China, opened last week. The futuristic building in the …

Is This New Building the Most Beautiful Airport of All Time?

South Korea is upping the ante for airports worldwide by announcing plans to build a sustainable mini-city within Incheon International Airport. …

Design of Louis Armstrong Airport's proposed new, modern terminal unveiled

Sweeping walls of glass that evoke the slaloming curves of a giant luge track dominate the drawings of a brand new terminal at Louis Armstrong …

Foster + Partners' Thames Hub On the Chopping Block

The prognosis does not look good for Foster + Partners' plan for an airport hub in the Thames Estuary. The Guardian reports that the Independent …

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Singapore Sightseeing: Changi International Airport

<i>I'm back home from attending the World Architecture Festival in Singapore last week (read my recap for World-Architects here), so I'm playing catchup</i> …

In the development of the Cannes-Mandelieu Airport, Comte & Vollenweider designed a volume that is obstacle-free, enabling total freedom for the planes’ manoeuvring and maintenance http://www.domusweb.it/en/architecture/2013/09/18/comte_vollenweider_business_aviation_centre_cannes_mandelieu.html

Enfidha Airport becomes Africa’s first airport to receive ACI’s carbon accreditation certificate

Tunisia’s Enfidha Airport has become the first airport in the African continent to receive ACI Europe’s prestigious carbon accreditation certificate. …