Wanderwall, North Carolina 2019 design innovation report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO


June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....

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May 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.

All Photos Courtesy: Paine Field Propeller Airports

May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

$40 million redevelopment brands hub as true boutique airport.

All photos courtesy Hufton + Crow

May 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Amir Mann-Ami Shinar Architects and Planners designed the facility in partnership with Moshe Zur...

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A star-shaped oculus is a focal point of Studio ORD's winning design proposal for O'Hare Airport's expansion. Image: Studio ORD

April 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Studio ORD, which includes Chicago-based Studio Gang, is chosen from five finalists.

The Rain Vortex indoor waterfall in the Jewel

Courtesy Peter Walker Partners Landscape.

March 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The addition is set to open this spring. 


Center Spine west

Photo: Seamus Payne

February 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska and HOK led the design-build team.

PIttsburgh International Airport interior

Courtesy ACAA

February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The terminal’s design philosophy combines nature, technology, and community.

Norman Foster (right), Founder and Executive Chairman of London-based Foster + Partners, discussing sketches of the three-arched entrance for his design team's proposal for O'Hare International Airport's new global terminal. Image: Foster + Partners

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic...

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Mexico City AIrport

Courtesy Foster + Partners

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.

Passenger terminal at Hong Kong

A new 280,000-sf passenger terminal at Hong Kong International is slated to provide 57 aircraft parking positions and be able to handle 30 million passengers a year. AECOM is the design firm. Aecom

August 03, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

As service demand surges, airports turn to technology, faster building techniques.

May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
The Johnnie Walker Striding Man statue

Photo: Shelby Soblick

April 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store will be a permanent fixture in the airport’s North Terminal.

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February 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

 The hub sees over 15 million travelers annually.

Photo: Aero Icarus, Wikimedia Commons

January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plane was removed from its cliffside perch five days after the incident.

Rendering of an airport concourse

P3 is taking off in airport construction. The $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse at the Los Angeles International Airport is among the P3-driven projects in the works. Rendering: Corgan in association with Gensler

October 05, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The $4 billion renovation of New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the first major U.S. aviation p...

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Airport baggage area

Photo: Skanska

October 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Burns & McDonnell, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest airpor...

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Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall

July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

PPVC techniques allowed the project to save time and manpower.

Rendering courtesy PGAL

June 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new 1 million-sf terminal building with 33 domestic aircraft gates.

Courtesy Scott Frances

June 08, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Gold Award: A new mixed-use transit center fulfills Denver’s 28-year plan to improve access to th...

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A new study by PwC details how the industrial sector could get more involved as an influencer, and possibly as investors, in the massive infrastructure spending program that federal lawmakers and The White House now seem committed to moving forward. Image: Pixabay

March 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The accounting and consulting firm PwC offers the industrial sector a five-step approach to getti...

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Rendering courtesy of Leo A Daly

February 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is being hailed as the city’s most transformative since the construction of the Super...

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A design rendering for a single new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. That project is one of 50 that the Trump administration has prioritized for immediate attention and funding support. Republicans and Democrats are also staking their claim to rebuilding America's infrastructure, with plans that vary widely in terms of favoring either private or public financing. Image: City of Kansas City

January 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Both parties are talking about $1 trillion in spending over the next decade. How projects will be...

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Image courtesy of Office of the Governor of New York

January 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

In addition to the airport itself, the overhaul will also improve road and rail access to meet pr...

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Photo courtesy of Kyle Zirkus Photography

December 06, 2016 | SmithGroupJJR

DWL Architects, SmithGroupJJR, and Corgan design passenger experience that connects to the surrou...

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Funding needs for airport improvements and growth are expected to be slightly down between the years 2017 and 2021, according to the Federal Aviation Administration's latest report to Congress. Image: Pixabay

November 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Latest report based on surveys of 3,340 existing and proposed public-use airports.

Celebrating 100 years of service to aviation, aerospace, and defense – aviation is in our DNA. Photo: The Austin Company

August 31, 2016 | The Austin Company

Austin’s many innovations contributed to the success of our clients by enabling them to operate i...

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The redeveloped Central Terminal B at New York's LaGuardia Airport will have 35 gates. Construction of this $4 billion project started officially on June 1, as its public-private development partnership signed a long-term lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Rendering: LaGuardia Gateway Partners

June 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The development consortium has secured financing for the $4 billion project, and signed an operat...

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Rendering courtesy HOK

April 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The domestic passenger terminal is just the tip of the spear, as the world’s most traveled airpor...

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Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: ©Robert Polidori, courtesy SOM

January 29, 2016 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest airport sector design and construction firms, as reported...

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