According to The Wall Street Journal, the Silk Road of the future—from Dubai to Chongqing to Honduras—is taking shape in urban developments based on airport hubs. Welcome to the world of the 'aerotropolis.'
Cities of the sky
Studio ORD, which includes Chicago-based Studio Gang, is chosen from five finalists.
The addition is set to open this spring.
Skanska and HOK led the design-build team.
The terminal’s design philosophy combines nature, technology, and community.
Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic space....
The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.
As service demand surges, airports turn to technology, faster building techniques.
The hub sees over 15 million travelers annually.
The project includes a new 1 million-sf terminal building with 33 domestic aircraft gates.
The project is being hailed as the city’s most transformative since the construction of the Superdome.