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Mon 17.8.

The Mile-High Club: how London’s high-tech architects came to dominate airport design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.08.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

Ever since Norman Foster’s game-changing Stansted Airport was completed almost 25 years ago, it’s been full throttle for London’s high-tech architects, with their aviation-celebrating terminals around the globe themselves been celebrated for their progressive, aspirational designs. (by Klaus Leuschel)

 

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