FGLA 2019 Merit: Chennai Airport

Commercial / 2nd Quarter 2019

FGLA 2019 Merit: Chennai Airport

The form of the airport terminal has been designed to take after a pair of wings in flight—the function of the two ‘wings’ is to serve as structural portals, culminating into a roof system to shade the airport. The buildings, with 300-metre twin wing-like ‘hovering’ roofs on both sides, provide shade to the south-facing elevation and protect departing passengers from heat gain.

Project NameChennai Airport
LocationChennai, India
Completion DateApril 2012
Site Area1,152 acres
Gross Floor Area200,000 square metres
Building Height25 metres
Client/OwnerAirport Authority of India
Architecture FirmCreative Group
Principle ArchitectsProf Charanjit Singh Shah; Ar Gurpeet Shah
Main ContractorsHPI; CCCL
Mechanical & Electrical EngineerM/s VS Kukreja Pvt Ltd
Civil & Structural EngineerCharu Engineering Consultants
Landscape ArchitectCreative Group
Environmental ConsultantCreative Group

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