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AD Round Up: Awesome Airports

AD Round Up: Awesome Airports
AD Classics: Dulles International Airport / Eero Saarinen. Image © MWAA
AD Classics: Dulles International Airport / Eero Saarinen. Image © MWAA

If there is a universal truth, it is that nobody likes spending time in an airport. This article from the Financial Times corroborates this fact, pointing out that, no matter how well-designed a terminal is, people make every effort to leave it as soon as possible. While the novelty of air travel has worn off since its inception in the 20th century, the work devoted to designing airports has only increased. We’ve collected some of our favorite terminals we'd actually love to get stuck in, including works by Eero Sarinen, SOM, Fentress, J. Mayer H., KCAP, Paul Andreu, bblur architecture and 3DReid, Corgan Associates, De Bever, and Studio Fuksas. Enjoy!

Eindhoven Airport Extension & Hotel / KCAP Architects&Planners + De Bever Architecten. Image © Norbert van Onna Sacramento International Airport / Corgan Associates with Fentress Architects. Image © Fentress Architects Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport Terminal B / Fentress Architects. Image © Ken Paul SAG – Airport Building in Mestia / J. Mayer H. Architects. Image © J. Mayer H. Architects Gibraltar Airport / bblur architecture + 3DReid. Image © Hufton + Crow Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport / Studio Fuksas. Image © Studio Fuksas Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Terminal 2 / SOM. Image © Robert Polidori via ArchDaily Instagram. ImageBarajas Airport/ Richard Stirk Harbour + Partners + 9

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Connor Walker
Cite: Connor Walker. "AD Round Up: Awesome Airports" 13 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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