Archive for the ‘Airport’ Category
Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Article source: DIALOG
The Combined Office/Control Tower project was an integral part of the Edmonton International Airport’s expansion 2012 program, responding to increasing ridership and the pressure it had placed on the existing infrastructure and buildings. As Canada’s fastest growing major airport, the expansion ensures that the airport keeps pace with the Alberta Capital Region’s economic development.
Image Courtesy © Tom Arban
- Architects: DIALOG
- Project: Edmonton Airport Combined Offices and Control Tower
- Location: Alberta, Canada
- Photography: Tom Arban
- Software used: Rhino and Revit
- Principal-in-Charge: Tom Sutherland
- Project Architect: Stephen Boyd
- Project Engineer: Jim Montgomery, Tim McGinn, Ed Pon
- Client: Edmonton Airports
Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Article source: GRIMSHAW
Grimshaw is developing the scheme for an airport expansion in Lima as well as the design for a new airport in Istanbul, adding global experience to an already well-established aviation portfolio.
Image Courtesy © Grimshaw
- Architects: GRIMSHAW
- Project: Istanbul Grand Airport
- Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Article source: Safdie Architects
BOSTON, December 5, 2014 — Safdie Architects has been appointed to design a major new addition to Singapore Changi Airport, which is the sixth busiest international airport in the world, handling more than 53.7 million passengers in 2013. The new development, also known as Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), will enhance Changi Airport’s position as a major aviation hub, integrating airport facilities with shopping, entertainment, and leisure activity to create a public gathering space for Singaporeans and international travelers and establish a new model for airports as discrete destinations.
Jewel Changi Airport, Image Courtesy © Safdie Architects
- Architects: Safdie Architects
- Project: Jewel Changi Airport to Transform Air Hub
- Location: Changi, Singapore
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
Article source: De Bever Architecten and KCAP Architects&Planners
The extension of the terminal of Eindhoven Airport and the new hotel Tulip Inn Eindhoven Airport, both designed by De Bever Architects and KCAP Architects&Planners, were officially opened in 21 June 2013. De Bever Architects and KCAP together with NACO as the ‘Constellation’ were also responsible for the first terminal built in 2005. The extension consists of a new 2.000 m2 entrance zone with additional retail, bars and restaurants on the ground floor, a 2.700 m2 extension of the arrival hall and 2.700 m2 of offices on the first floor. The 8 storey hotel offers 120 hotel rooms, a bar, breakfast space and fitness facilities; a restaurant and meeting rooms are offered within the terminal building.
Image Courtesy © Norbert van Onna
- Architects: De Bever Architecten and KCAP Architects&Planners
- Project: Eindhoven Airport and Tulip Inn hotel
- Location: Netherlands
- Photography: Norbert van Onna
- Project architect: Stefan de Bever, Kees Christiaanse
- Interior architect terminal: Studio Linse, Amsterdam
- Interior architect hotel: Abrahams Crielaers, Amsterdam
- Construction engineer: Royal Haskoning DHV, Eindhoven
- Contractor: Heijmans, Rosmalen (more…)
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Article source: Motto Architecture
Northgate Phase 1 is a 300.000 sqm development that creates a new urban focus in the vicinity of Esenboğa International Airport in Ankara. The development is both a part and a catalyst of the rapid process of urban generation in the zone along with the new international expo, two university campuses and a large-scale automobile showroom complex. Northgate is the largest self-sustaining mixed use project in the location, introducing offices, residences, a variety of retail programs and a five-star hotel along other amenities. The development provides temporary work-stay environments for travelling business people as well as a 120.000 sqm housing program (to be extended to 800.000 sqm in the succeeding phases).
Image Courtesy © Motto Architecture
- Architects: Motto Architecture
- Project: NorthGate
- Location: Ankara,Turkey
- Software used: Autodesk Autocad + sketchup, Revit
Friday, September 26th, 2014
Article source: SADAR + VUGA New Air Traffic Control Center at the Ljubljana airport, comprising air control center with 24/7 amenities and office premises, is a highly demanding and complex object due to the nature of the institution it hosts. It is designed to enable safety and high operational activity as well as consistent comfort for visitors and staff 24 hours a day all year around.
Image Courtesy © SADAR+VUGA
- Architects: SADAR + VUGA
- Project: Air Traffic Control Center ATCC
- Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
- Type: Infrastructure
- Source: Public tender, selected project
- Client: Slovenia Control, Slovenian Air Navigation Services, Ltd.
- Site: Airport Ljubljana, Slovenia
- Site area: 7,996 m2
Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Article source: Nefaresearch
When Boris Voskoboynikov and Nefaresearch architectural studio were commissioned to design the VIP-lounge of the Ekaterinburg airport, the management was so impressed with the sketches of architects, that the offer to execute the reconstruction of the departure hall came immediately.
Image Courtesy © Alexey Knyazev
- Architects: Nefaresearch
- Project: Koltsovo Airport
- Location: Ekaterinburg, Russia
- Photography: Alexey Knyazev
- Design: Boris Voskoboinikov Architectural studio NEFARESEARCH
- Authors: Chief Architect: Boris Voskoboynikov
- Project Architects: Maria Akhremenkova, Dmitry Ovcharov, Elena Potemkina, Victor Kolupaev
- Technical engineers: Nasonova Maria, Elena Mertsalova, Margarita Kornienko
- Lighting designer: George Kelekhsaev
- Project Management: Daria Turkina
- Contractor: \”Uralbuilding\”
- Furniture: PROOF, SMARIN, MOROSO, EDRA, EXTREMIS, VONDOM, supplier – PROGETTI STUDIO
- Custom-made furniture: \”Furniture of the case\”
- Supply of lamps for general lighting: “Trinova”; “VIART”
- Corian Counters: “SMILE”
- Flooring: concrete, granite, supplier – \”RomeRu\”
- VIP-lounge area: 506 sq. m
- Reconstruction of the departure lounge area: 6000 square meters. m
- Project and realization: 2012 – 2014 period.
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
Article source: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
At the beginning of the 21st century, Cluj’s new control tower is the beacon and a symbol for Cluj’s architecture.
The tower is functional, alluring and green.
In our time, the reflection and integration of ecological standards seems mandatory.
Image Courtesy © Kubota & Bachmann Architects
- Architects: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
- Project: New Control Tower Airport
- Location: Cluj-Napoca, Roumania
- Client: RA Romatsa
- Type of Competition: Open Competition
- Program: Control Tower, Technical and Administrative Building
- Construction Area: 2 500m²
- Building Area: 1 000 m²
- Usable Floor Area: 1 023 m²
- Gross Floor Area: 1 426m²
- Building Hight: 42.80 m
- Result (January 2014): 6th prix
- Competition entry submission: 17th December 2013
- Change in Architects: Toshihiro KUBOTA, Francisco MARTINEZ, Ikbal BOUAITA, Pierre VOIRIN
- Local Architect: Klara L. VEER
- Translation: Cathrine Baciu, François VOIRIN
- Structure Engineer: Bollinger+Grohmann Ingenieure
- Perspectives: Jigen
Friday, February 28th, 2014
Article source: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Ten years ago, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport welcomed six million passengers per year through its gates; today it serves nearly five times that number. With the city’s emergence as India’s financial capital and the country’s rapidly expanding and economically mobile middle class, the existing airport infrastructure proved unable to support the growing volume of domestic and global traffic, resulting in frequent delays. By orchestrating the complex web of passengers and planes into a design that feels intuitive and responds to the region’s rocketing growth, the new Terminal 2 asserts the airport’s place as a preeminent gateway to India.
Image courtesy of SOM; Photographer, Robert Polidori / © Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.
- Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
- Project: CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TERMINAL 2
- Location: Mumbai, India
- Photography: Robert Polidori
- Client: GVK, Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.
- Structural Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
- Architect and Engineer of Record: Larsen & Toubro Limited
- MEP Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
- Cultural Design Collaboration: Abu Jani – Sandeep Khosla
Saturday, January 18th, 2014
Article source: Gensler
The Jackson Hole Airport, the only U.S. airport located inside a National Park, is the gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National parks. The project involved the renovation of an existing baggage-claim area, the expansion of the ticketing lobby and hold rooms, and the addition of a new baggage-screening building. The renovation and expansion nearly doubled the size of the airport to about 116,000 square feet.
Image Courtesy © Tim Griffith
- Architects: Gensler
- Project: Jackson Hole Airport
- Location: Wyoming, U.S.A
- Photography: Tim Griffith, Matthew Millman
- Owner: Jackson Hole Airport
- Associate Architect: Carney Logan Burke Architects
- Baggage Systems: BNP Associates, Inc.
- Engineer Civil: Jacobs Carter Burgess
- Engineer Electrical and Mechanical: Swanson Rink
- Engineer Structural: Martin/Martin
- General Contractor: Wadman Corporation
- Landscape Design: Hershberger Design