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For glass openings, how big is too big?

Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.

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Airports | Stantec Feb 21, 2019

Self-service bag drops and the challenges of speeding up airport baggage check-in

More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

Airports | Feb 10, 2019

Chicago searches for the right design to expand O’Hare Airport and make passenger connections less stressful

Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic space.

Airports | Oct 31, 2018

Foster + Partners’ Mexico City Airport has been cancelled

The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.

Airports | Aug 3, 2018

Airport trends 2018: Full flights with no end in sight

As service demand surges, airports turn to technology, faster building techniques.

Airports | Sasaki May 31, 2018

Denver's airport city

Cultivation of airport cities is an emerging development strategy shaped by urban planners, civic leaders, airport executives, and academics.

| May 24, 2018

Accelerate Live! talk: Security and the built environment: Insights from an embassy designer

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy designer Tom Jacobs explores ways that provide the needed protection while keeping intact the representational and inspirational qualities of a design.
Retail Centers | Apr 19, 2018

Miami International Airport is home to the first Johnnie Walker store in the U.S.

The store will be a permanent fixture in the airport’s North Terminal.

Airports | Gresham Smith Feb 21, 2018

Terminal Modernization: Why Bother? Part II

This is the second post in our series examining why airport operators should bother to upgrade their facilities, even if capacity isn’t forcing the issue.

Airports | Feb 7, 2018

LaGuardia Airport receives eight private work booths in Terminal B

 The hub sees over 15 million travelers annually.

Libraries | Jan 29, 2018

Commercial plane that skidded off the runway may become Turkey’s newest public library

The plane was removed from its cliffside perch five days after the incident.

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