Gallery: Foster + Partners Unveil Plans for Solar-Powered LEED Gold Kuw...

 
Strategically located in the middle of the desert, the airport will accommodate 13 million passengers a year and has the flexibility to expand over time to nearly 50 million in the future. The enormous and modern airport will be a new symbol of Kuwait's contemporary style and design.

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  1. osaka October 8, 2011 at 7:50 am

    THE DESIGN MAINLY RESPONDS TO THE ARABIAN ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY BUT AS ALL OTHER NORMAN FOSTER PROJECTS ARE FULL OF MASONIC SYMBOLS FOR EXAMPLE HERE THE EYE SYMBOL.. BUT THE ARABIAN PEOPLE ESPECIALLY IN THE GULF ARE TOO IGNORANT TO REALISE SUCH EVIL SYMBOLS..

  2. TheLastEgg October 7, 2011 at 9:50 am

    An observation: the similarity with the Arab dhow sailboat is only a punctual detail justifying a broader judgement. The curved line is a defining element for the all the Arab shaped art products, straight lines being a rather recent achievement for this culture.

  3. notatoad October 4, 2011 at 11:15 am

    wow, i’m very impressed. normally, the goal of airport design seems to be to make it looks as much like every other airport on the planet as possible, inside at least. they’ve gone for a unique interior and exterior, very nice.

  4. Salarsm2000 October 4, 2011 at 9:01 am

    It is nice to be done…..if it is possible to provide me with more details about thermal strategies, that will be highly appreciated

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