The shortlist for the expansion Heathrow Airport has just been announced, together with conceptual images of the designs by renowned architecture firms such as Grimshaw, Zaha Hadid Architects, HOK and Benoy. The concepts, each different in style and approach, aim to redefine Britain’s global gateway by enabling it to adapt to new trends in global aviation and sustainability.


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The architects were asked to propose bold, innovative solutions for a sustainable airport that would integrate local communities. The shortlist for the expansion of UK’s Heathrow Airport has just been announced, together with conceptual images of the designs by renowned architecture firms. The concepts, which comprise part of an attempt to redefine how airports look, function and cater to a new generation of passengers, combine affordability and flexibility with improved passenger service.

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Heathrow’s Head of Design Barry Weekes said, “From welcoming Concorde to the landmark Terminals 2 and 5, Heathrow has always been at the heart of showcasing the best of British innovation and design.”

Via World Architecture News