The Art of the Airport

The World's Most Beautiful Terminals

Alexander Gutzmer, Laura Frommberg and Stefan Eiselin
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Cathedrals of the jet age that offer something of the transcendence of flight even in an era of mass travel and budget fares. Here are twenty-one of the most beautiful airports in the world.

For most of us, the experience of being in an airport is to be endured rather than appreciated, with little thought for the quality of the architecture. No matter how hard even the world's best architects have tried, it is difficult to make a beautiful airport.

And yet such places do exist. Cathedrals of the jet age that offer something of the transcendence of flight even in an era of mass travel and budget fares. Here are twenty-one of the most beautiful airports in the world.

Author bio:

Alexander Gutzmer is the chief editor of the architecture magazineBaumeister and editorial director at the publisher Callwey. He also teaches at the Department of Corporate Communications at the Quadriga Hochschule Berlin.

Laura Frommberg and Stefan Eiselin are business journalists and publishers of the largest German language blog on the subject of air travel: areotelegraph.com.

Category: Architecture
ISBN: 9780711238411
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln (Adult)
Pub Date: October 2016
Page Extent: 192
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Architecture