When the airport was built in Santa Barbara, California, engineers dammed the surrounding wetlands to prevent flooding and to keep birds from gathering. A new restoration refutes those conclusions, and paves (or unpaves) the way for other airports.
Mar 21, 2011 Miller-McCune
A new book suggests that airports can be the driving factor that creates vibrant global cities in the future. This review from <em>Metropolis</em> holds some doubts.
Feb 17, 2011 Metropolis
New Songdo City in South Korea is the model for new cities, according to Greg Lindsay and John D. Kasarda, who argue that its airport is its most important element.
Feb 5, 2011 What Matters
The demand for air travel may seem to be on the decline, but it's actually rising -- and playing a major role in determining which places are more economically successful.
Feb 3, 2011 The New York Times
The Regional Plan Association has released a $15 billion proposal to expand capacity at congested Kennedy and Newark Liberty International Airports by 50 million passengers per year.
Jan 28, 2011 The New York Times
Officials in Ontario, CA, contend that LA/Ontario Airport would be a major driver of development -- if it wasn't mismanaged by an airport authority controlled by the City of Los Angeles.
Dec 14, 2010 California Planning & Development Report
Architect Claire Lester reimagines Chicago's O'Hare as a dynamic, multipurpose environment.
Nov 14, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
A design company from Barcelona is selling airports on the idea of installing luxury sleep "bubbles" in terminals. Two international airports have reportedly signed up.
Sep 22, 2010 Fast Company
Work has begun on a long-sought rail line linking downtown Denver to the city's international airport.
Aug 31, 2010 USA Today
Airports are becoming more than airports, with an increasing number expanding their services to being multimodal transit hubs.
Jul 22, 2010 USA Today