The Modern Airport Terminal: New Approaches to Airport Architecture, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Modern Airport Terminal

New Approaches to Airport Architecture, 2nd Edition

By Brian Edwards

Taylor & Francis

304 pages | 183 B/W Illus.

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This comprehensive guide to the planning and design of airport terminals and their facilities covers all types of airport terminal found around the world and highlights the environmental and technical issues that the designer has to address. Contemporary examples are critically reviewed through a series of case studies. This new edition covers the most recent examples of high quality, technically advanced designs from the Far East, Europe and North America.

This book will be a source of inspiration and guiding principles for those who design, commission or manage airport buildings.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Airport Design 1. The Airport Industry 2. The Airport as a Unique Twentieth-Century Building Type 3. Relationship Between Airports, Terminals and Aircraft Design 4. Layout, Growth and Access to Airports 5. Masterplanning Airports Part 2: Terminal Design 6. The Terminal as Part of the Airport System 7. Procurement and Management of Terminals 8. Flexibility and Permanence in Airport Design 9. The Terminal as a Movement System 10. Baggage Handling 11. Terminal Design Contracts 12. Function and Meaning in the Design of Terminals 13. Passenger Types, Space Standards and Territories 14. Technical Standards Part 3: Case Studies 15. Major International Airport Terminals 16. National Airport Terminals 17. Regional Airport Terminals 18. Other Airport Structures Part 4: The Airport of the Future 19. Characteristics of Twenty-First-Century Airports 20. The Terminal of the Future Glossary Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice