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Editor’s pickMass timber used in new Nelson airport

Nelson Airport, New Zealand, mass timber, laminated veneer lumber, sustinable, Studio Pacific Architecture, airport, transport, transportation facility, airport terminal

The opening ceremony for the impressive Nelson Airport was held last week, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiling a plaque and receiving a behind the scenes look at the newly completed terminal, reported WoodWeek. Designed by Studio Pacific Architecture and built by Naylor Love in partnership with Gibbons Construction and Fulton Hogan, the …

Finnish birch takes on an entirely new look in Helsinki–Vantaa’s West Pier with a forest theme expected to appeal especially to Asian travellers

Koskisen birch, Airport, Helsinki, Finland, Competition

The West Pier of Helsinki–Vantaa Airport is now open to travellers. The interior of the forest-themed terminal features reliefs made from Finnish wood and birch panels utilising graphics that have been created in a unique way.  Competition between airports is constantly growing and several European airports have major …

Prince George Airport

MGA, Michael Green, Prince George Airport, British Columbia

MGA was commissioned to complete the expansion and renovation of Prince George Airport in three phases. While the brief stemmed from the need to improve security and add international flights, the design demanded innovative and cost effective technical solutions, stretching the modest project budget to give the aging 70’s structure an …

Editor’s pickJackson Hole Airport, a wooden structure, is at home with the mountains

Jackson Hole Airport

Text: Carney Logan Burke Architects/ Images: Matthew Millman   People fly into Jackson Hole, Wyoming, all year round to visit Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. In summer they hike down the heritage slopes, in winter they ski. It is the only airport in the United States situated in a National Park. In conceptualising its design, …

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