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Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Italy Architecture News - Nov 6, 2018 - 03:20   3410 views

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

PLANE-SITE has released its new video showing how students shape the future of airport design to respond to dramatic changes in aviation field, which was documented in an exhibition in Venice.

Students from the NC State College of Design have collaborated with Wayne Place, professor of architecture, and Curtis Fentress, FAIA, RIBA; Ana-Maria Drughi; and Joshua Stephens, AIA, NCARB, of Fentress Architects, the students developed comprehensive strategies for their chosen sites, including proposals that focused on issues of sustainability, ecology, building technology, and social justice.

Video courtesy of PLANE-SITE

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Exhibited at the Time Space Existence biennial exhibition hosted by the European Cultural Centre, the exhibition can still be visited until November 25, 2018 in Venice.

Through architectural models and video renderings, the exhibition posits imaginative concepts of future innovation in air travel and anticipates the constantly evolving challenges of airport design.

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

Students shape the future of airport design with Fentress Architects

In a corresponding video presented by PLANE—SITE, NC State College of Design students, professors, and Fentress Architects offer an insight into this future-oriented project.

Time Space Existence biennial exhibition is an international exhibition organized by the European Cultural Centre with the support of the Global Art Affairs Foundation which runs parallel to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Top image: A still from a video rendering by student Daoru Wang of a hypothetical airport design for Nanjing, China.

All images courtesy of PLANE—SITE

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