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Finalists Chosen in Redesign Bid for Decommissioned Airport

Six finalists have been chosen in a bid to redesign Berlin's decommissioned Tempelhof Airport. The airport is currently open as a park, but the city wants a more formal redesign.
August 31, 2010, 6am PDT | Nate Berg
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"Most of the plans that have made the final round of the competition utilize the existing layout of the airport -- one of the pre-conditions for the landscape designers was that they retain the runways and other historical features, including the terminal -- but they also include interesting ideas such as a garden orchard and a small hill with a winding circular path."

Final judging will take place in December, and Berlin residents will be invited to vote for their favorite.

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Published on Friday, August 27, 2010 in Der Spiegel
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