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By thillhouse | Ideas & images about the worlds airports
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, …Flying
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
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
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.
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The highly anticipated new terminal at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Guangdong, China, opened last week. The futuristic building in the …Flying
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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 …Flying
South Korea is upping the ante for airports worldwide by announcing plans to build a sustainable mini-city within Incheon International Airport. …
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 …Flying
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 …Flying
The prognosis does not look good for Foster + Partners’ plan for an airport hub in the Thames Estuary. The Guardian reports that the Independent …
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 …
Tunisia’s Enfidha Airport has become the first airport in the African continent to receive ACI Europe’s prestigious carbon accreditation certificate. …
The Skytrax World Airport Awards are based on 12 million passenger surveys at 385 different airports, grading the travel experience on 39 criteria. …Flying
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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.
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Ben-Gurion International Airport will begin trialing a new automated baggage security system tomorrow (7 June) that aims to shorten passengers' …Baggage