Archinect - News 2014-10-21T06:45:24-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/108274491/apple-2-campus-taking-shape-ncarb-names-names-and-cities-sell-out-news-round-up-for-september-2-2014 Apple 2 campus taking shape, NCARB names names, and cities sell out: News Round-Up for September 2, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-09T18:04:00-04:00 >2014-09-09T22:31:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s1/s16roovge6nuekej.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, September 5:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Beijing public transit commuters can now pay fares with empty bottles" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108254401/beijing-public-transit-commuters-can-now-pay-fares-with-empty-bottles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beijing public transit commuters can now pay fares with empty bottles</a>: Beijingers can insert a recyclable bottle and receive equivalent rebates in train fares or mobile phone credits.</li><li><a title="Community Bus Stops Transform Brazil" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108252788/community-bus-stops-transform-brazil" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Community Bus Stops Transform Brazil</a>: Thousands of Brazil's bus stops are unmarked, leading fed-up residents to install their own signage under the Que &Ocirc;nibus Passa Aqui?<em>&nbsp;</em>(Which Bus Stops Here?) program, one of the world's biggest community projects.</li><li><a title="Town Becomes a Beer Ad, but Residents Don&rsquo;t Feel Like a Party" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108251985/town-becomes-a-beer-ad-but-residents-don-t-feel-like-a-party" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Town Becomes a Beer Ad, but Residents Don&rsquo;t Feel Like a Party</a>: Crested Butte, Colorado, population 1,500, was outfitted for a three-day party to publicize Bud Light, with 1,000 partiers vetted and shipped in by Anheuser-Busch. The town's Mayor agreed to host the party to the tune of $500,000, in part to help boost the town's mostly tourist economy during the difficult "shoulder" season between summer and winter.</li><li><a title="Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial Loses Two Controversial Tapestries, But Concerns Remain" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108251980/gehry-s-revised-eisenhower-memorial-loses-two-controversial-tapestries-but-concerns-remain" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial Loses Two Controversial Tapestries, But Concerns Remain</a>: Nitpicking continues over the Memori...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/108191789/foster-partners-and-fr-ee-collaboration-to-design-new-mexico-city-international-airport Foster + Partners and FR-EE collaboration to design new Mexico City International Airport Justine Testado 2014-09-04T18:53:00-04:00 >2014-09-04T18:53:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrsjt45vjaqt0p5q.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A collaboration consisting of Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise), and NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants) won the international competition to design the new Mexico City International Airport in Mexico. The airport's design is surely aiming to set the standard for the airport of the future. Not only is the new structure expected to be one of the world's largest airports at 555,000 sq. meters, it also aims to be the world's most sustainable airport.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rb/rbup10w48atlzlaj.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04t64ee1hfwpd9zo.jpg"></p><p>Get more details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/foster_partners_and_fr-ee_collaboration_to_design_new_mexico_city_internati/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107561423/the-next-generation-airport-is-a-destination-in-its-own-right The Next-Generation Airport Is a Destination in Its Own Right Alexander Walter 2014-08-27T14:45:00-04:00 >2014-08-28T12:07:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/382d2e4a4c17dbc4bd1340f4bb57652e.jpg" width="514" height="269" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With views of the downtown skyline, the $1.1 billion new Indianapolis airport has been celebrated for its sense of place, and for treating its passengers as "guests," much the way the hotel industry does. It has its own civic plaza, a light-filled central space with 35-foot ceilings that functions as the nexus of activity&mdash;every passenger, whether arriving or departing, passes through&mdash;where half of all the airport's shops and restaurants reside. [...] What is Indy doing right?</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/100515819/housing-plans-at-berlin-s-tempelhof-airport-blocked Housing plans at Berlin's Tempelhof airport blocked Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-05-27T13:11:00-04:00 >2014-06-02T22:25:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a39df7f697cfedc354bf543072979f97.jpg" width="514" height="295" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Berlin voters on Sunday decided leisure comes first and blocked plans to develop a big part of the former Tempelhof airport, the hub of the historic 1948-49 Berlin Airlift. [...] Official results based on more than four-fifths of ballots cast showed that over half of voters backed a referendum to preserve the airport as a leisure space. City officials had wanted to use about a third of the land for housing because of Berlin's growing population.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/97737503/seven-firms-shortlisted-for-mexico-city-airport-expansion Seven firms shortlisted for Mexico City airport expansion Archinect 2014-04-10T19:12:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:18:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8b2fc5bfb2df303ec96cbb2ed9c7d4aa.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Pascall+Watson have been named on a seven-strong shortlist to design the &pound;1.8 billion expansion of Mexico City airport The quartet of British companies is joined among the finalists by SOM, Gensler and Teodoro Gonz&aacute;lez de Le&oacute;n with Alberto Kalach: TAX.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95416537/pbs-s-unusual-spaces-profiles-berlin-tempelhof-airport-the-mother-of-all-airports PBS's "UNUSUAL SPACES" profiles Berlin-Tempelhof Airport, "The Mother of All Airports" Archinect 2014-03-11T17:27:00-04:00 >2014-03-17T20:10:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xj/xjs4zcq1z5f9qgxt.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the center of the sprawling metropolis of Germany's capital, Berlin-Tempelhof Airport stands as both a monument to a darker era in Germany's past and a link to its future.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Built on an airfield where the Wright Brothers once demonstrated their Flyer before a captive European audience, Tempelhof Airport was conceived by the leaders of the Third Reich as a architectural testament to the boundless ambition of German supremacy. Captured by the Soviet Army in 1945 before it could be completed, turned over to American forces following the Conference at Yalta, and then serving as West Berlin's lifeline to the free world during the Cold War, the airport was a central set piece in 20th century history.</p><p>After decades of dwindling postwar commercial operation following the construction of other regional airports, a referendum for its closure was narrowly approved in the mid-2000s. Since its official closure in 2008, however, a dramatic new vision for the airport has emerged...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92312338/future-of-berlin-airlift-site-hangs-in-balance Future of Berlin Airlift site hangs in balance Alexander Walter 2014-01-28T17:07:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ny/nyq3szoesoo0n7td.jpg" width="514" height="301" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A debate has raged over the future of Tempelhof Airport in the south of the city since its closure in 2008. Its open space is currently used for concerts and city gardening. [...] Architect Jens Oberst, whose library was among two winning designs selected by Berlin's Senate for the site in December, told The Local that the referendum would not influence his plans. He said: "We&rsquo;re of the opinion that it is precisely our project which fits with a desire to have an open public space [...]"</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/71335736/new-central-library-of-berlin-state-by-far-frohn-rojas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Central Library of Berlin State by FAR frohn&amp;rojas</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88985961/sadar-vuga-s-air-traffic-control-center-atcc-in-slovenia-continues-to-gain-recognition Sadar+Vuga’s Air Traffic Control Center (ATCC) in Slovenia continues to gain recognition Justine Testado 2013-12-16T14:11:00-05:00 >2013-12-17T21:34:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49axzh4i5z7fdwei.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Things have been looking up for Sadar+Vuga's Air Traffic Control Center at Airport Ljubljana in Slovenia. Since the ATCC officially opened in May 2013, it has picked up some awards throughout the year including: the Iconic Award 2013 from the German Design Coucil and the Golden Pencil 2013, which acknowledges excellent realization in the architecture field. Most recently, the ATCC was nominated for the Piranesi Award 2013.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ds/dsb7t1sla2kgejcd.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ak/akzemvb0wv3sqx3c.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/ar7ce5ppu0rbvp4w.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ui/ui3tmyxsg6wb8a4k.jpg" title=""><br><br> See more of the project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/sadarvugas_air_traffic_control_center_atcc_in_slovenia_continues_to_gain_re/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87686574/shenzhen-airport-terminal-3-by-studio-fuksas-opened Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas opened Justine Testado 2013-11-29T14:38:00-05:00 >2013-12-03T09:42:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c7/c7xdtmeu11qwau4p.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Reaching completion within three years, Studio Fuksas' Terminal 3 at the Shenzhen Bao&rsquo;an International Airport in Guangdong, China will begin operation starting today, Nov. 28. [...] Studio Fuksas is also working on two additional stages for the airport's expansion, expected to be complete in 2025 and 2035.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0z/0zfnf7zw3yaczj9u.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7v/7vrddor03vm5fnbg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y12g4kvykwi9aaxu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r3/r30wnfd2kk09rwo1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images &copy; Studio Fuksas</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86854684/unstudio-s-kutaisi-international-airport-in-georgia-completed UNStudio’s Kutaisi International Airport in Georgia completed Justine Testado 2013-11-18T19:51:00-05:00 >2013-11-25T22:03:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ys/ys1gpi0wph6fzpju.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>UNStudio recently announced another completed project this month: the Kutaisi International Airport in the Republic of Georgia. First presented to the President of Georgia in 2011, the newly built airport will provide domestic and international flights for use by international diplomats, national politicians and tourists.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/29072188/ben-van-berkel-unstudio-s-design-for-the-new-kutaisi-airport-in-georgia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ben van Berkel / UNStudio&rsquo;s Design for the new Kutaisi Airport in Georgia</a></p> <p> Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86763060/tbilisi-s-face-lift" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tbilisi's face-lift</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t1/t1jvtebe6w6xwusb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/71/71r6jqcpgxgu5e70.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8z/8zz5bss6qwigpsms.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1h3ptc6v1siwlb9d.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photos &copy; Nakanimamasakhlisi, courtesy of UNStudio.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81462395/hotelier-andre-balazs-to-convert-jfk-s-historic-twa-terminal-into-a-hotel-and-conference-center Hotelier, Andre Balazs, to convert JFK’s historic TWA terminal into a hotel and conference center Archinect 2013-09-09T19:55:00-04:00 >2013-09-17T00:12:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w7/w7g52ywgg9sjzl5f.jpg" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Eero Saarinen-designed terminal will be transformed into a hotel and conference center, along with food and beverage offerings, retail space, a spa and fitness center, meeting facilities and a flight museum. &ldquo;It is a great honor to be entrusted with the preservation and revitalization of this masterpiece by my personal architectural hero,&rdquo; said Balazs. He added that he&rsquo;s looking forward to the approval of his final proposal by the PA board, but didn&rsquo;t comment on a specific time frame.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/78210082/revealed-plans-for-north-korea-s-new-200m-international-airport Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport Alexander Walter 2013-07-29T12:42:00-04:00 >2013-07-29T22:42:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gnmwz7h0wdsdpgra.jpg" width="514" height="255" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architectural plans for a $200m airport on North Korea&rsquo;s east coast have been made available to NK News by PLT, a Hong Kong-based architectural firm bidding to design what North Korea hopes will serve as a major transportation hub for the Kumgang Tourism Zone (KTZ).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/76681403/can-j-f-k-s-pan-am-terminal-a-u-f-o-like-monument-to-america-s-jet-age-innocence-be-saved-from-the-wrecking-ball Can J.F.K.’ s Pan Am Terminal, a U.F.O.-Like Monument to America’s Jet Age Innocence, Be Saved from the Wrecking Ball? Archinect 2013-07-09T17:01:00-04:00 >2013-07-11T16:55:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5a/5a533cec296d21f895e39e3e945cde69.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If the design, by the firm of Tippets Abbott McCarthy and Stratton, wasn&rsquo;t as sophisticated as Eero Saarinen&rsquo;s TWA Terminal a few hundred yards away&mdash;surely one of the great buildings of its era, transportation hub or otherwise&mdash;the Pan Am terminal was the second-best piece of architecture at JFK, and in some ways it captured the feeling of the moment more directly.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/74793536/paul-goldberger-shares-his-list-of-airports-that-offer-a-grand-welcome Paul Goldberger shares his list of airports that offer a "grand welcome" Archinect 2013-06-07T19:32:00-04:00 >2013-06-10T12:07:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ko/kouwlq7rbs2mi724.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dramatic entries are a given with air travel, and airports should convey a sense of welcome and arrival to travelers landing in a new city, like the great train stations of yesteryear, says architecture critic Paul Goldberger.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/71335736/new-central-library-of-berlin-state-by-far-frohn-rojas New Central Library of Berlin State by FAR frohn&rojas Alexander Walter 2013-04-15T14:39:00-04:00 >2013-04-16T11:51:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vd/vdhwkiiu6hiczjx2.jpg" width="514" height="214" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>An intriguing design scheme by Berlin/Santiago de Chile/Los Angeles-based practice FAR frohn&amp;rojas is one of the winners of the architectural competition for the new central library of the state of Berlin at the airfield of the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/70175000/foster-partners-completes-bedouin-tent-inspired-jordan-airport Foster + Partners completes Bedouin tent-inspired Jordan Airport Archinect 2013-03-27T13:32:00-04:00 >2013-04-01T19:30:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/29/2920260afdf7d9359d7d282fe76db5e7.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Foster + Partners recently added another international airport to its portfolio, the just-opened Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. According to a press release, the flight hub boasts a &ldquo;highly effective passive design, which has been inspired by local traditions,&rdquo; namely a canopy of shallow concrete domes that mitigate Amman&rsquo;s hot climate and mimic forms in Islamic art.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/64962551/airport-city-manchester-a-650-million-aerotropolis Airport City Manchester – a £650 million ‘Aerotropolis’ Anna Johnson 2013-01-07T00:31:00-05:00 >2013-01-07T18:21:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vk/vkzi5smjscdx2hpt.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has outlined redevelopment plans worth &pound;650 million to create Airport City Manchester, a future &lsquo;aerotropolis&rsquo;, close to Manchester Airport, the UK&rsquo;s third busiest airport.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/63270945/construction-update-of-st-petersburg-s-pulkovo-airport-by-grimshaw-architects Construction Update of St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport by Grimshaw Architects Alexander Walter 2012-12-12T13:48:00-05:00 >2012-12-16T22:02:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6x/6xci0oqna935s0p2.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grimshaw Architects reveals an interesting glimpse of the massive construction going on at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. Back in 2007, Grimshaw had won the competition for a new combined international and domestic terminal designed for 17 million passengers a year. The building is scheduled for completion in December 2013.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/54518743/the-new-architectural-wisdom-of-airports-ikea-ipads-and-ice-skating-rinks The New Architectural Wisdom of Airports: Ikea, iPads, And Ice Skating Rinks Archinect 2012-07-31T17:55:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T21:13:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49fe79624b756326707bfff0262fef04.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Take Korea's Incheon International, for example. Built on top of a landfill 40 miles outside of Seoul, it features its own skating rink, cultural museum, and an assortment of other lavish amenities &mdash; all worthy investments for an airport that transported 34 million passengers and 2.5 million tons of cargo last year.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/53475980/ikea-home-away-from-home-comes-to-paris-airport Ikea home away from home comes to Paris airport Archinect 2012-07-13T17:43:00-04:00 >2012-07-13T17:44:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e7d2d6cee8af31f5cde28fae388acc20.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ikea has opened a pop-up lounge at Paris's Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport for passengers to relax in between flights during the busy summer travel season. The lounge, situated in the airport's terminal 3, is open from July 13 to August 5, and includes various spaces laid out like bedrooms, a living room and a play area for children. Covering a total of 220 square meters, the Ikea space is open to all passengers.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/39801615/winners-of-the-fentress-global-challenge-airport-of-the-future Winners of the Fentress Global Challenge: Airport of the Future Alexander Walter 2012-02-29T17:14:00-05:00 >2012-03-03T07:57:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4p/4p64o3s1x3jycpiu.jpg" width="514" height="197" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Global design firm Fentress Architects recently announced the winning designs for the 2011 Fentress Global Challenge, an international competition launched last fall for architecture and engineering students to present their visions for the Airport of the Future. Expert jury members narrowed the 200 submittals to 16 finalists, and then to the top three with two honorable mentions.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/35735870/airport-runway-screenprints Airport Runway Screenprints Paul Petrunia 2012-01-25T11:17:00-05:00 >2012-01-27T10:49:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/69/694f9229c13e67a773a9ee28fb4a2cab.jpg" width="514" height="679" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Self-initiated screenprint project featuring runway patterns from airports around the world.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Jerome Daksiewicz is a Chicago based architect / designer who moved onto independent graphic/interactive design work in 2009, after the architecture firm he was working with went under. Check out his very cool airport runway diagram posters, and <a href="http://shop.nomodesign.com/category/runway-series" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">buy them here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/34946272/new-york-s-jfk-ranked-the-worst-airport-in-the-world New York's JFK ranked the worst airport in the world Archinect 2012-01-18T12:33:00-05:00 >2012-01-18T12:58:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dd/dd6f8b577c4853e74593992caab74f70.jpg" width="472" height="314" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>BEST RANKED TERMINALS: 1. Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) Hajj Terminal 2. Leifur Eriksson Air Terminal, Keflavik, Iceland 3. Seoul (South Korea) Incheon Airport 4. Wellington (New Zealand) &ldquo;Rock&rdquo; Terminal 5. New York JFK Airport Terminal 5 6. Singapore Changi International Airport Terminal 3 7. Marrakech (Morocco) Menara Airport Terminal 1 8. Madrid (Spain) Barajas Terminal 4 9. Carrasco International Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay 10. Bilbao (Spain) Airport Main Terminal</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/31976234/results-of-montreal-s-yul-mtl-moving-landscapes-ideas-competition Results of Montreal’s YUL-MTL: Moving Landscapes Ideas Competition Alexander Walter 2011-12-23T18:38:48-05:00 >2011-12-28T15:31:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/av/avhzmbyt04k26vmj.jpg" width="514" height="165" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The YUL-MTL : Moving landscapes international ideas competition on the Autoroute 20 gateway corridor linking the Montreal-Trudeau Airport to downtown Montreal recently announced three equal winners. The competition [...] aimed to develop strategic visions for the development of the 17 km corridor mainly composed of transport infrastructures, residential and industrials areas and brownfields in dire need of revitalization.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/29072188/ben-van-berkel-unstudio-s-design-for-the-new-kutaisi-airport-in-georgia Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s Design for the new Kutaisi Airport in Georgia Alexander Walter 2011-11-28T15:17:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T19:57:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z9/z9j8s2bc2t628raz.jpg" width="514" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ben van Berkel / UNStudio's design for the new Transfer Terminal and Air Traffic Control Tower for Kutaisi Airport was officially presented last week by the President of the Republic of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili. Amsterdam-based UNStudio has designed the new Kutaisi Airport which will serve domestic and international flights for use by international diplomats, national politicians and for tourism.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1138/unstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to also check out UNStudio's Firm Profile on Archinect.</p> <p> <strong>UPDATE: </strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86854684/unstudio-s-kutaisi-international-airport-in-georgia-completed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNStudio&rsquo;s Kutaisi International Airport in Georgia completed</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/28833055/torn-open-wind-rips-roof-off-2-8-billion-terminal 'Torn open': Wind rips roof off $2.8 billion terminal Archinect 2011-11-26T13:22:58-05:00 >2011-11-30T12:59:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/83/83d9e178ffaa6acf4a89c377c5e4e43f.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The airport is the result of a frenetic Chinese building boom that has produced numerous architectural marvels, though some of the iconic new projects have been hit by quality and safety problems.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Terminal 3 was designed by Fosters &amp; Partners.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/26172502/lord-foster-reveals-50bn-thames-hub-project Lord Foster reveals £50bn Thames Hub project Archinect 2011-11-03T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T18:36:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0j/0jvvcb32qvbhgo0l.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On Wednesday Lord Foster announced a plan so big that even Burnham would have been impressed. The Thames Hub, a &pound;50bn project devised by architects Foster and Partners, planners and builders Halcrow and Volterra, a consultancy group of British economists, aims to revolutionise Britain's often creaking and largely inadequate national transport and energy infrastructure.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/19777400/calatrava-hasta-la-vista-denver Calatrava: Hasta la Vista Denver! archaalto 2011-09-08T22:52:00-04:00 >2013-03-18T16:04:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17iix1i4ezpcd3rh.jpg" width="200" height="150" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Noted international architect Santiago Calatrava has informed Denver International Airport officials that he and his firm are halting their work on DIA's South Terminal Redevelopment Program and are withdrawing from the venture. DIA officials said they intend to proceed with the project using designs already produced by the Spanish architect and his firm, Festina Lente.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Calatrava is apparently quitting over the speculation that the city &amp; county of Denver does not have enough cash to complete the project to the level of quality that is befitting his name and the reputation of his firm.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/6708429/norman-foster-to-infinity-and-beyond Norman Foster: To infinity and beyond? Paul Petrunia 2011-05-17T20:51:13-04:00 >2011-05-19T14:10:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/93/93ba36b1d17d391c4de4b8418bf46d21.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"As a designer I know that everything we've done -- everything I've done -- is to try to transform that experience to bring it back to what it was in the golden age of flight," says Foster. "To make it something that is a celebration, to make it a friendly, uplifting experience and in that sense to go back in time."</p></em><br /><br /><p> CNN interviews Norman Foster.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/5308108/honey-i-shrunk-the-flughafen Honey, I shrunk the Flughafen Orhan Ayyüce 2011-05-05T17:13:56-04:00 >2011-05-06T17:57:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e7k82vumrl7cpgy2.jpg" width="514" height="328" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"that is just fantastic ..."</p></em><br /><br /><p> The sole credit for the maker in this news article goes to "German" as in "German builds world&rsquo;s largest model airport."</p>