Airport design

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Building blocks: our edit of 2015's most striking structures around the globe

Construction

GCR - News - Zaha Hadid reveals ‘optimised’ designs for world’s largest airport terminal

Zaha Hadid reveals ‘optimised’ designs for world’s largest airport terminal<p><b>6 February 2015 | By Joe Quirke</b> 0 Comments<p>Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has …

Tampa International Airport renovation and expansion delivering “great guest experience”

Tampa International Airport is embarking on a near-$1 billion master plan that will provide a significantly enhanced level of customer service, and …

Airports

Jewel Changi Airport wins International Architecture Award

SINGAPORE: The Jewel Changi Airport has been accorded the 2016 International Architecture Award, according to a media release by its developers. The …

Architecture

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> …

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 Andrew 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>In addition to designing the new 1.3-million-sq.-ft. passenger …

Airports

"Railroad stations are our contemporary architecture of democracy"

<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 …

Democracy

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport Terminal 3

Long Beach Airport

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> …

Airports

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, …

Airports

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 …

Airports

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 …

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

<i>From the architect.</i> Constructed in 1979 by the highly respected Taiwanese structural engineer T. Y. Lin and influenced by Eero Saarinen’s Washington …

Architecture

Gates of Heaven

Best International: 
Changi Airport, Singapore<p>Splashier airports attract aerial photographers in droves, but Changi makes no such grand architectural statement. Instead, it woos the common traveler who may be stuck here for a few hours. It is not a hermetically sealed purgatory, thanks to a …

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 …

Your Shot Photos: World Architecture

Photography

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 …

Airports

Shenzhen Opens Flashy New Airport Terminal

Advertisement<p>The highly anticipated new terminal at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Guangdong, China, opened last week. The futuristic …

Airports

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

With up to one million travelers expected to pass through the Kutaisi International Airport in Tsqnet'i, Georgia, this year the country tapped …

Airports

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

Sustainability

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 …

Airports

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 …

Airports