Articles tagged Airport


Bogotá has new airport lounges designed for Colombia’s future

Bogotá – The new VIP lounges for flag carrier Avianca, conceived by Barcelona-based Francesc Rifé Studio, reflect Colombia’s growing emotional and economic connection to …


The new VIP lounge at the Platov airport features an Italian touch

Rostov-on-Don, Russia – How can one compete with the beauty of the scenery of Rostov? Perhaps, with the delicate textures of a set of ceramic slabs inspired by nature. 


Moment Factory and Changi Airport reimagine transitional travel spaces

Singapore – Trompe l'oeil is translated into digital storytelling, as Moment Factory responds to the shifting landscape of retail and travel with engaging moments of surprise.


Nina Mair simulates the tranquillity of a winter cabin in an airport terminal

Innsbruck, Austria – Nina Mair studio uses locally-sourced materials and hand-woven textiles to transform the Innsbruck airport lounge from sterile waiting room to cosy Alpine cabin.


Normann Copenhagen lets you relax in the rainbow before you fly above it

COPENHAGEN – Somewhere over the rainbow you’re on a flight departing from CPH. But before you do, the new airport lounge can let you relax in it first.


Humans are like hamsters – and Govert Flint wants to enrich our cages

AMSTERDAM – Three Enriched Office environments at Schiphol airport use waterbenches and UV tables for greater attentiveness and improved workflow.


Nordic flies its sustainability flag at Oslo Airport

OSLO – Sustainability sets the scene for a wellness-oriented expansion at Oslo Airport, courtesy of local firm Nordic. 

The undulating roof of the departure hall evokes Doha’s physical topography.

HOK designs monumental new airport for Doha

DOHA – Hamad International Airport serves as Qatar’s new 'gateway to the world' to meet the demands of the capital city’s ongoing economic growth.

The structure references the nearby Ural Mountains.

Koltsovo Airport VIP Lounge by Nefaresearch

Nefaresearch's design for the VIP lounge at Russia’s Koltsovo Airport attempts to ‘shake up monotonous interior space’. 

Autoban designed 16 ‘cocoons’ to host amenities at Heydar Aliyev Airport.

Heydar Aliyev Airport by Autoban

Istanbul-based Autoban slots a series of cocoons into the Heydar Aliyev Airport in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The new terminal is expected to handle 12 million passengers a year, and 5 million more once the second phase is completed.

New Terminal at Pulkovo International Airport by Grimshaw

Saint Petersburg – Three firms recently rung the curtain down on the first phase of a master plan for Pulkovo International Airport in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

‘The Centre appears as a monolithic shell.’ Sadar+Vuga

Air Traffic Control Centre by Sadar+Vuga

LJUBLJANA – Architecture is sometimes as challenging as the function it will serve.