Here’s a “History of the airport” slideshow by Witold Rybczynski. Things are not looking up.
Airports have become as ubiquitous—and about as glamorous—as bus stations. Perhaps that’s really the new model. In the talented hands of a Piano or a Foster, the bus station will be light and airy, but the kind of theatricality shown by the first generation of airports now seems out of place.
Posted by Peter on 26.07.09 in buildings
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