Public Space Design Finalist
Zaha Hadid Architects
Beijing Daxing International Airport
London, United Kingdom
Located 46km south of the city (20 mins by express train), Beijing Daxing’s 700,000m² passenger terminal includes a ground transportation centre offering direct connections with the national high-speed rail network and local train services.
Echoing principles within traditional Chinese architecture that organise interconnected spaces around a central courtyard, the design guides all passengers seamlessly through the relevant departure, arrival or transfer zones towards the courtyard at its centre.
6 flowing forms within the terminal’s vaulted roof reach to the ground to support the structure and bring natural light within, directing all passengers towards the central court. Linear skylights provide an intuitive system of navigation throughout the building, guiding passengers to and from their departure gates.
The compact radial design allows a maximum number of aircraft to be parked directly at the terminal with minimum distances from the centre of the building, providing exceptional convenience for passengers and flexibility in operations.
SBID Awards 2021
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