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Metro Station at Chennai Airport

The architects of the admirable Chennai Airport, a structure that boasts of many ‘firsts’ in architectural engineering in India, have done it once again with the Chennai Metro which is located inside the airport area. The metro has been successfully innovated as an aesthetic extension to the airport wherein the […]

Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1

Constructed in 1979 by the highly respected Taiwanese structural engineer T. Y. Lin and influenced by Eero Saarinen’s Washington Dulles International Airport, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1 featured a pre-stressed structure that was state-of-the-art at the time. However, after thirty years of use, Terminal 1 was operating over capacity […]

Birmingham’s Rebuilt New Street Station

Like any epic journey, turning Birmingham’s 1960s reinforced concrete railway station into a futuristic transport hub, would be full of twists and turns. “We were running four design programmes in parallel, all at different stages and each affecting the building and that was quite complex,” says Stephen Ashton, Atkins’ engineering […]

Shanghai’s Taopu Sci-tech City

Ennead Architects has designed a new research and development community for Shanghai. Located on the city’s western edge, as part of a new district being planned around one of Shanghai’s largest future public parks, Taopu Sci-Tech City will be a vibrant and well connected research district that engages its context […]