Terminal Construction & Design In-Depth Focus 2017
Design, construction or upgrading of airport interiors means consideration must be given to several elements, such as space planning, passenger flow, retail master-planning, shopping furniture and overall decorative finishes. Occasionally, there’s the added challenge for terminal projects to carry out the construction or upgrade work with the airport in full operation…
- Regional branding plays big role in CVG modernisation project
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is in the midst of a $6 million terminal modernisation project to upgrade its terminal and two concourses throughout the remainder of 2017 and early 2018. Candace McGraw, Chief Executive Officer of CVG, provides details of the renovation project, highlighting the importance of regional branding in making passengers feel welcome in Cincinnati.
- Overcoming the hurdles of building a modern terminal
The City of New Orleans has been recovering from Hurricane Katrina since 2005 and the North Terminal Project at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is one of the most visible symbols of the rebuild and investment in infrastructure of this ‘World-Class City’. While the pre-Katrina population has not quite returned to New Orleans after 12 years, the travelling public has returned. Chris Spann, Programme Manager at Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport, talks us through the complexities of the major construction project to build a new North Terminal to accommodate the airport’s rising passenger numbers.
- Bergen Airport: Gateway to the Fjords
In any airport it is important to know where you are and where you are going. The same principles apply to the task of designing an airport. Is the airport communicating a sense of place? Where is the airport headed in terms of size and forecasted passenger numbers in the years to come? These were two of the main considerations addressed by Eskild Andersen, the architect behind the newly-opened Bergen Airport, and partner at Nordic – Office of Architecture.