Airports are the only place where we can see so much diverse culture people. Millions of people from different parts of the world cross the airports. Sometimes you have a long halt at some airports due to flight delays. But when it comes to waiting, a halt on these gorgeous airports is no more painful for you. Some airports are just an entry and exit gateways for you, but have a look at these masterpieces designed specially to mesmerize you. Here is the list of World’s most beautiful Airports.
Terminal 3, Beijing International Airport
The vast Terminal 3 was constructed to facilitate the grand opening of 2008 Olympics. This amazing architecture was built to represent the shape of a dragon. It is two miles long and that is why considered to be one of the largest buildings in world. The unique thing in this terminal is its ceiling. The ceiling is color coded, built in a form complex mesh. The yellow and red zones allow the sunlight to filter in to create a very beautiful effect. This color effect adds a unique beauty to this amazing architecture and guides the passengers to properly navigate the building. This massive space is beautiful gateway to China. We all know China is one of the most fast paced growing countries, so it is not a surprise to see this type of architecture in China.
Terminal 4, Barajas Airport, Madrid
Built in 2006, Terminal 4 of Bajaras Airport is an amazing architecture designed by Richard Rogers. The most beautiful attraction of this terminal is the bamboo lined roof supported by colorful pylons. This creates an eye catching view of daylight filled canyons through which passengers pass and arrive. The airport is capable to handle around 35 million passengers annually, making it in list of Europe’s most dominant Air hub. If you ever walk in this terminal you can feel that you have put your steps in a rainbow that is half a mile long. It is so mesmerizing that you will be speechless.
Carrasco International Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay
In 2009, the new terminal of Carrasco International Airport was designed by Rafael Vinoly, a Uruguayan born architect. The new terminal has the same spirit of Saarinen’s TWA terminal but when it comes to style it is equally amazing to JFK’s International airport. If you see this terminal closely then you can see that it looks more like a child’s drawing, with an unbroken graceful curve. The architects aimed at giving this place an old style look. It’s departure room is a form of large sunlit room which just looks like an old station. To give your friends and families a dramatic and welcoming touch, its terraces and lounges are designed in that way, a pleasure for both guests and travelers.
Denver International Airport
Denver’s International Airport has always been a favorite spot for all the business travelers in all North America because of its billowing roof-line. It was built and designed in 1995 by Curtis Fentress, a Denver based architect. Initially the airport was counted in the top list of World’s largest Teflon coated tensile fabric roof. This amazing architecture looks more like a village with giant white tepees. If you are ever travelling through Denver International Airport from East, then never miss the opportunity to see the amazing bird’s eye view of these glowing man made peaks surrounded by rocks. Another thing that welcomes you at this amazing masterpiece is the music of famous Jim Green, a Denver based artist that will surely make your journey more pleasant and memorable.
Summary: If you are tired of flight halts, then this will not be a problem for you again. Have a pleasant halt at these amazing man made marvels.