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Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China
28 November 2013 is the first operational day of Terminal 3 at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Guangdong. Designed by Studio Fuksas with BIAD and Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering, the 500,000 sq m volume increases the capacity of the airport by 58% and enables the facility to handle up to 45 million passengers each year.
Based on the concept of a manta ray, the airport centres on a 1.5km-long volume with numerous projections, all wrapped in a double skin with honeycomb motif. This design was such a success with the client that investigations are underway into... >>>