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By thillhouse | Ideas & images about the worlds airports

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.

Best International: 
Changi Airport, …

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.

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 …

Flying

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 …

Aerospace

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.

Using tech to augment how we watch for and catch …

Airports

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?

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

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

Mumbai Airport Receives Much-Needed Facelift with New International Terminal

Mumbai airport, the gateway to India’s financial capital, will open a new international terminal in its first major upgrade in three decades as the …

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 …

Airports

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Singapore Sightseeing: Changi International Airport

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

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. …

The world's 20 best airports for 2013

The Skytrax World Airport Awards are based on 12 million passenger surveys at 385 different airports, grading the travel experience on 39 criteria. …

The 10 best airports in the world

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Photolucida: Carolyn Russo: The Art of the Airport Tower

Today’s post is part of several weeks dedicated to work seen at Photolucida…

Dubai International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emerates ©Carolyn …

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contemporary airport design - pictorial guide of new airports around the world

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jeddah international airport is only used six …

9 Stunning Next-Gen Airport Designs Cleared for Takeoff

Thames Estuary Airport Concept (Gensler)

Lisbon Airport

Denver International Airport

Kuwait International Airport

Pulkovo Airport

SFO Federal Aviation …

Airports

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The Airport Of The Future Is About More Than Takeoff And Landing

To reconnect with irritated and discombobulated travelers, airports around the world are reinventing themselves as relaxing destinations—complete with pools, golf courses, and movie theaters—rather than just the awful place where they search your bags before you get on a plane.

More than 5 billion …

For Uruguay's Monumental Airport, Viñoly Looked To The Beach

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Passenger Terminal World - March 2013

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Ben-Gurion to trial automated baggage screening system

Ben-Gurion International Airport will begin trialing a new automated baggage security system tomorrow (7 June) that aims to shorten passengers' …