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Rogers completes major new terminal at Barajas
New European terminal to compete with Charles de Gaulle. Main Text Madrid Barajas Airport opened in 1933 and was subsequently extended several times. It had become over-stretched and the Spanish National Airports Authority (AENA) initiated a design competition in 1997.The winner was a consortium of Richard Rogers Partnership, ‘Estudio Lamela’. The new terminal will accommodate up to 70 million passengers per annum and move 18,000 passengers at peak periods...............more
New York based Rafael Viñoly Architects have completed the first phase of a major revamp for New York’s court facilities. The aim is to integrate the 775,000 square-foot court complex within the existing community formed by residential buildings, school structures and surrounding retail activity. There will be an exterior glass and aluminum curtain wall; this is to express the building as open and..............more
St Petersburg. Foster and Partners have been named as the winners of the New Holland Island Redevelopment competition. The triangular shaped self-sustaining island will provide 7.6-hectares of mixed-use cultural development including an indoor theatre, conference facilities, galleries, a hotel, shops, apartments and restaurants, with a flexible outdoor arena at its heart. ..............more
London. The Royal Observatory, home to Greenwich Mean Time, is one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world, providing the official starting point for each new day, year and millennium .The Time and Space Project is a £15 million redevelopment which includes a new, state-of-the-art cone shaped planetarium, new galleries and an education centre. The project for the National Maritime ...............more
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