Now boarding: the architecture of flight.
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A+D Museum is pleased to present Airport of the Future, the international student competition entries and winners of the Fentress Global Challenge 2011 as part of the larger traveling exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight which is featured in three parts here in Los Angeles. The Museum of Flying will be exhibiting Now Boarding, and the Flight Path Museum is highlighting the rich past and promising future of LAX with artifacts from LAX’s past and a large-scale model of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal.
A+D Museum’s exhibition, Airports of the Future celebrates insights on the future design of airports by university students from around the world. The show also examines the future of flight through the minds of the architects behind the modernized Tom Bradley International Terminal. Freehand sketches and final renderings from Fentress Architects’ Airport of the Future think tank provide a rare glimpse into the architect’s imagination and design process. The exhibition also includes a look at the architect’s scale model of the master plan for LAX’s future. [ details ]
[ opening reception ]
Join us in exploring the future of airport design with drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the Airports of the Future opening reception, Saturday 9 March 2013.
Admission: $10 Individual, A+D Members and Student w/valid ID FREE with [ RSVP ]
[ 2011 fentress global challenge ]
After reviewing 200 innovative student submissions from around the world, Fentress Architects is to announced in 2012 the winning designs for the 2011 Fentress Global Challenge, an international competition for architecture and engineering students to present their visions for the Airport of the Future. Designs were evaluated on Creative Approach, Response to Site, Sustainability and Functionality.
1ST> LDN Delta Airport | Oliver Andrew | London South Bank University, London
2nd> The Airport of the Future | Martin Sztyk | University College London, London
3RD> Pocket Airports | Alexander Nevarez | Art Center College of Design, United States
Honorable Mention Aero-Loop | Thor Yi Chun | University of Science of Malaysia
New Arcticity | Daniel Kang | National Taiwan University of Science
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