Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Terminal 3

Commercial / Mar - Apr 2016

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Terminal 3

Terminal 3 (T3) of Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Guangdong, China, has been in operation since 2013 and plays a key role in boosting the economic development of Shenzhen—one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. The terminal—the largest single public building to be built in Shenzhen at the time of its completion—encompasses 63 contact gates, with a further 15 remote gates and significant retail space. It aims to increase the capacity of the airport by 58 percent, handling up to 45 million passengers per year. It is the first airport that is designed by acclaimed architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas of Studio Fuksas. After winning an international competition, the project has undergone a rapid process of design and construction, completing within three years.

Project Name ShenZhen Bao’an International Airport
Location Bao-an District, ShenZhen, Guangdong, China
Completion Date 2013
Site Area 175,000 square metres
Gross Floor Area 500,000 square meters or 5,381,955 square feet
Building Height 25 meters
Client/Owner Shenzhen Airport (Group) Co. Ltd.
Architecture Firm Studio Fuksas
Principal Architect Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Developers Shenzhen Planning Bureau; Shenzhen Airport (group) Co. Ltd
Main Contractors China State Constrcution Engineering Corpporation Limited; China Construction Eigth Engineering Division
Mechanical &Electrical Engineering Knippers Helberg Advanced Engineering
Civil &Structural Engineering Knippers Helberg Advanced Engineering
Interior Design Fuksas Design
Structures, Facade and Parametric Design Knippers Helberg Advanced Engineering
Architect of Record Beijing Institude
Lighting Consultant Speirs &Major Associates
Images/Photos Leonardo Finotti; Archivio Fuksas

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