Gensler’s solution for infection control in airports relies on a combination of actions that begin with prescreening passengers as they enter the building. Technology will help keep passengers moving, and, when stationary, distanced from fellow travelers. Illustration: Gensler
More automation and scanning, of people and baggage, will help unclog airports.
This rendering illustrates CallisonRTKL’s biophilic design for the Guadalajara Airport in Mexico. Passenger well-being is a key driver of that design, which also facilitates touchless processing from curb to gate. Rendering: CallisonRTKL
Alternative project delivery methods are also being considered.
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All renderings courtesy CallisonRTKL
Guadalajara Airport Terminal 2 will be designed from the ground up.
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All photos courtesy of LaGuardia Gateway Partners
HOK and WSP USA designed the project.
The span connects Sea-Tac's new International Arrivals Facility with the airport's South Satellite. Images: Courtesy of Clark Construction
It took eight years to plan, design, and construct this bridge.
Photos: LEO A DALY/Atkins
LEO A DALY designed the project.
All renderings courtesy COX/ZHA
The COX/ZHA team was selected from a field of over forty applicants.
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Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay
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Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS
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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
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Auckland Airport — Auckland, New Zealand. Photo courtesy Gensler
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Courtesy TWA Hotel
MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.
All Photos Courtesy: Paine Field Propeller Airports
$40 million redevelopment brands hub as true boutique airport.
All photos courtesy Hufton + Crow
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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
Studio ORD, which includes Chicago-based Studio Gang, is chosen from five finalists.
Courtesy Peter Walker Partners Landscape.
The addition is set to open this spring.
Photo: Seamus Payne
Skanska and HOK led the design-build team.
The terminal’s design philosophy combines nature, technology, and community.
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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
Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic...read more
Courtesy Foster + Partners
The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.
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
As service demand surges, airports turn to technology, faster building techniques.
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Photo: Shelby Soblick
The store will be a permanent fixture in the airport’s North Terminal.
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The hub sees over 15 million travelers annually.