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06 March 2012

1960 – Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates Architects concept from 1960 of a new airport terminal for Winnipeg. Eventually completed in 1963, and closed in 2011. The project, estimated to cost $8.5m but eventually over...

27 September 2010

1934 – Design for Airport, Cork

Unexecuted design from the 1930s for an airport for Cork City. Over the years, a number of sites were considered for both an airport for landplanes and a seaplane base.

23 June 2010

1991 – Stansted Airport, London

Architect: Foster + Partners Stansted, which opened in 1991, challenged all the accepted rules of airport design. It went back to the roots of modern air travel and literally stood conventional wisdom on...

22 January 2010

1959 – North Terminal, Dublin Airport

Architect: Department of Transport and Power Interesting little mid-century modern building with sculpted roof profile. Now in use as offices. The original terminal was planned to handle a maximum of 250,000 passengers per...

22 January 2010

1937 – Dublin Airport

Architect: Desmond FitzGerald The original Dublin airport teminal was the most important pre-war Irish building in the International Style. Designed by a team of architects within the Office of Public Works led by...

16 December 2009

2003 – Vancouver International Airport Domestic Terminal, British Columbia

Architect: Kasian Kennedy Architecture As part of a ten-year plan to completely renovate the 600,000 sq.ft. Domestic Terminal Building, Kasian Kennedy has completed the redevelopment of the Arrivals Level, Departure Concourse, Retail Street,...

06 October 2009

2000 – Airport, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Santiago Calatrava Opened in 2000, the terminal has a sleek design, with two symmetrical “wings” and a sharp tip at its center which is specially visible when approaching the terminal from the...