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AIRPORT DESIGN

Friday, 14 October 2011 |

Life's a beach

Airports built close to water, on reclaimed land or with beachside runways face a number of unique operational challenges, writes Chris Beanland.

Friday, 22 July 2011 |

Designer terminals

Robin Stone reflects on the evolution of the airport terminal and takes a closer look at five of the world’s most prestigious facilities.

Tomorrow's terminals


San Francisco’s T2 is an example of terminal design that is based on sustainable principles, inspired by local culture and geography, writes Gensler’s Bill Hooper Jr and Keith Thompson.

Friday, 25 March 2011 |

Land of Opportunity

Are airports making maximum use of their available land? Matthew Taylor considers how an airport can leverage its commercial real estate.

Thursday, 08 July 2010 |

Time for a Rethink


Ben Lao argues that simplifying the design of terminals to make them more passenger-friendly holds the key to the success of the airports of the future.

Monday, 24 May 2010 |

Project watch - Lisbon Airport



New Lisbon Airport

A new greenfield airport to serve the needs of Portugal’s capital city.

Sunday, 23 May 2010 |

Watch this space



Gaining advertising revenue from Flight Information Display System (FIDS) screens is becoming an increasingly attractive proposition for airports, writes James Carey.

Sunday, 23 May 2010 |

The digital age



Digital signage can be used as a powerful promotion tool to capture attention, build brands and drive sales in addition to wayfinding, writes Kevin Hickson

Friday, 26 February 2010 |

Project watch - Sacramento International Airport



New Central Terminal B set to open in 2011 as part of the gateway’s $1.1 billion upgrade.

Friday, 26 February 2010 |

Considering all options

Alan Lamond, aviation director at Pascall+Watson Architects, considers how airport design is adapting to the downturn.

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