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LaGuardia's Terminal B passenger arrivals and departures common-use space

All photos courtesy of LaGuardia Gateway Partners

June 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

February 07, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It took eight years to plan, design, and construct this bridge.

New Orleans international airport exterior curtain wall

Photos: LEO A DALY/Atkins

November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY designed the project.

Western Sydney International airport designed by COX and Zaha Hada Architects

All renderings courtesy COX/ZHA

October 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The COX/ZHA team was selected from a field of over forty applicants.

Top 55 Airport Sector Construction Firms for 2019

Photo: Pexels

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Hensel Phelps, AECOM, Turner, Skanska, and PCL top the rankings of the nation's largest airport t...

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Top 60 Airport Sector Engineering Firms for 2019 Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Arup, Burns & McDonnell, Ghafari Associates, and Kimley-Horn head the rankings of the...

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Top 50 Airport Sector Architecture Firms for 2019  Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Gensler, HNTB, Corgan, and HOK top the rankings of the nation's largest airport terminal s...

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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....

How the Internet of Things will transform airport environments

Auckland Airport — Auckland, New Zealand. Photo courtesy Gensler

May 20, 2019 | Scott Gorenc, AIA, LEED AP, Senior Designer, Gensler

Connected devices and their wealth of data have led to significant improvements in operational ef...

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Courtesy TWA Hotel

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.

February 21, 2019 | Matt Colby

More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

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 31, 2018 |

Cultivation of airport cities is an emerging development strategy shaped by urban planners, civic...

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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.

February 21, 2018 | Wilson Rayfield ,AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

This is the second post in our series examining why airport operators should bother to upgrade th...

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Courtesy Jabbrrbox

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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Terminal Modernization: Why Bother?
September 11, 2017 | Wilson Rayfield, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

A terminal modernization program can be a complicated and expensive task that airport operators m...

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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.

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