KEFLAVIK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ICELAND, Extension South, 1. prize

The building design is influenced by geological and geographical qualities unique to Iceland. These qualities are transformed into characteristic spaces, such as the gorge through the building, which is clad in liparit, an Icelandic stone quarried in the mountains nearby.

 

Project: Airport Extension

 

Location: Keflavik International Airport in Iceland

 

Type: International Competition

 

Year: 1999

 

Size: 17000 m2

 

Client: The Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Architects: Teikn architects, MVA arkitektar, Andersen & Sigurdsson Architects,

                     Holm&Grut Arkitekter

 

Construction Cost: 30 M. €

 

Status: 1. Prize, Built

 

Awards: Nomination for the Mies van der Rohe Award

                D.V. Cultural Prize, selected as the best Building Design in Iceland

 

Photographer: Sigurdur Pall Sigurdsson

 

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