studio fuksas reveals winning design for the new Gelendzhik airport in russia

studio fuksas has designed the winning project for the competition to construct the new gelendzhik airport in russia. the new airport will provide connections to eleven domestic destinations, including moscow, st. petersburg, kazan and yekaterinburg, and is set to become a new landmark for the area. as the city’s new gateway, it is designed to guarantee the best quality in terms of spatial experience … Continue reading studio fuksas reveals winning design for the new Gelendzhik airport in russia

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When it Comes to Building a Better Airport, “It Never Pays to Use Cheap Materials”

Airport design is both an art and a science: the best terminals are not only functional but also beautiful and awe-inspiring spaces. Millions of people pass through these terminals every day, yet few understand their inner workings as well as Roger Duffy and Derek A.R. Moore —design leaders at SOM who have conceptualized some of … Continue reading When it Comes to Building a Better Airport, “It Never Pays to Use Cheap Materials”

Art at the airport a balm for the weary traveller

In this sponsored post, Michael takes a tour of the Philadelphia International Airport’s extensive contemporary art exhibitions and shares a few highlights from the nationally-unique program. With the help of Airport curator, Leah Douglas, Artblog brings you as close to these beauties as you can get without a plane ticket. Source: Art at the airport … Continue reading Art at the airport a balm for the weary traveller

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Peek Inside the New TWA Hotel in Eero Saarinen’s JFK Airport Terminal

In a storage hangar at New York's JFK Airport, with The Beatles' "Love Me Do" playing in the background, MCR Development and interior design firm Stonehill Taylor gave a glimpse of the future of the TWA Flight Center by Eero Saarinen, inspired by its past. Source: Peek Inside the New TWA Hotel in Eero Saarinen's … Continue reading Peek Inside the New TWA Hotel in Eero Saarinen’s JFK Airport Terminal

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Fyra Wants Airport Hotels to Be as Appealing as Your Final Destination

  cumulus airport hotel Even if you love travelling, you probably don’t love airport hotels (does anyone ever?). Those words alone conjure up images of beige walls, subpar amenities and stark rooms that lack any warmth. Airport hotels are usually just a blip on the itinerary, a necessary but unwanted stop in order to get … Continue reading Fyra Wants Airport Hotels to Be as Appealing as Your Final Destination

Lufthansa presents a new brand design (reblog)

LUFTHANSA revealed last Feb. 7 its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with the new design.