Airports

It may be too late to pivot on the recently announced rebuilding of New York City's LaGuardia Airport, but Jim Venturi has some ideas about how New York can solve two critical problems—one infrastructural, one humanitarian—at the same time.
2 days ago   The Architect's Newspaper
Infrastructure projects are lagging in Brazil, which is causing some to worry that the country won't be ready to host the 2014 World Cup.
Apr 29, 2011   The National
Officials in Dubai have announced plans to extend the emirate's 75-km rail system to more than 250 km.
Apr 12, 2011   Emirates 24/7
Transportation is destiny, and cities must adapt. Demography: ditto. Bill Barnes finds digs into a pile of "big think" planning books and pulls out a number of lessons for the future.
Apr 6, 2011   Nation's Cities Weekly
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