Posts Tagged ‘airport’

Park’s grooves bounce jet noise skyward

A park near Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is designed to reduce jet noise for residents of highly populated nearby areas. Schiphol is the fourth-busiest airport in Europe and recently completed construction of its longest runway. source:

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UK Airports Commission Rules Out Thames Estuary Airport Plans

The Airports Commission, the independent group charged with planning the future of theLondon ‘s airport infrastructure, has finally ruled out an ambitious plan for a major airport in the Thames Estuary designed by Foster + Partners and supported by London Mayor Boris Johnson. Chairman of the Airports Commission Sir Howard Davies said the proposal had […]

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BIG Infrastructure: se non è super non funziona.

“BIG is a Copenhagen and New York based group of architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. The office is currently involved in a large number of projects throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. BIG’s architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how […]

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