With a total area of 1,200,000 sq m, the NAT is one of the largest buildings in Europe and will have a significant urban, economic and social impact on both Madrid and Spain itself. Madrid Barajas Airport opened in 1933 and was subsequently extended several times.
Madrid-Barajas Airport – General Description of the Proposal The NAT (T4) at the International Madrid-Barajas Airport is located three kilometres north of the old Barajas terminals TI, T2 and T3. The original design concept has been adhered to and the final building responds to the complex and extensive requirements of the specification, organising activity within three buildings:
- Joel Solkoff
The winner of 6 major architectural awards, including the RIBA European Award of 2008 and the RIBA Airport Award of 2005, the T4 Madrid Barajas Airport by RSHP is a monumental transportation masterpiece: a structure of industrial, post-modernist, and stunning natural elements. The airport is the first airport in Spain regarding passenger traffic, transport of goods and operations, as well as the fourth in Europe and number twelve worldwide, concerning the number of passengers.
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Aug 15, 2015 · Richard Rogers and Antonio Lamela designed the T4 of the Madrid-Barajas Airport in Spain, completed in 2004. It won the 2006 Sterling Prize. Rogers placed a flowing canopy atop parallel circulation systems, supported by twin diverging columns. Light and transparency punch through the hill-like roof structure.
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The ceiling at Barajas Madrid International airport (T4), designed by Richard Rogers, consists of 200,000 m2 of gently curved laminated bamboo laths, and is therefore the largest industrial bamboo project in the world...