FGC participants are challenged to envision the airport terminal building for the year 2100.
Register: JUL/01/2020, Submit: JUL/31/2020, Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students of architecture and engineering, recent graduates architects and engineers (the last four years); individually, teams up to 3 members, Fee: Free, Awards: 1st Place: 10,000 USD + airfare, lodging, and entrance fee for an architectural event (value up to 5,000 USD), 2nd Place: 3,000 USD, 3rd Place: 2,000 USD, People’s Choice Award (2 entries): 1,000 USD each
Despite a multitude of technological advances including video conferencing and drones, the proliferation of airports worldwide continues to be spurred on by global commerce and an unrelenting demand for travel. While the airport terminal-conceived a century ago-is a relatively new architectural typology, it has since its inception held equal importance with quintessential civic buildings: city halls, courthouses, libraries, museums, and theaters. Yet, airports are uniquely complex and they are more than just high volume transportation hubs.