2nd Edition

The Modern Airport Terminal
New Approaches to Airport Architecture




ISBN 9780415248129
Published February 15, 2005 by Taylor & Francis
304 Pages 183 B/W Illustrations

USD $175.00

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Book Description

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

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