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Exploring the World’s Most Dazzling Airports

An airport is often the first impression one has upon entering a new country; it’s no surprise many countries use their international airports as a means to impress and awe. Today we explore some of the most dazzling airports from around the globe.

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TWA Terminal in JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of the Neat Stuff Blog.

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JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of the Life Magazine.

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JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Fast Company.

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TWA Terminal in JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Skyscraper City.

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TWA Terminal in JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Mlkshk.

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TWA Terminal in JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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TWA Terminal in JFK Airport, by Eero Saarinen. New York City, 1962. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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Barajas Airport in Madrid designed by Estudio Lamela, 1997. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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Carrasco International Airport, designed by Rafael Viñoly in 2007. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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JFK’s Pan-Am Worldport Terminal, designed by Ives, Turano & Gardner Associates in 1960. Demolished in 2013. Photo courtesy of Life Magazine

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Incheon International Airport in Seoul by Fentress Bradburn Architects, 2001. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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Beijing International Airport, Terminal 3 designed by Foster and Partners in 2008. Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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Los Angeles International Airport designed by Pereira & Luckman, 1958. Photo courtesy of Zingarate.com.

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Moisant International Airport in New Orleans, designed by Goldstein Parham & Labouisse in 1946. Photo courtesy of Gizmodo.

 

 

By |October 23rd, 2014| Comment

Architecture Spotlight: Parisian Housing of the 1960s and ’70s

If there were ever a place that took every architectural trend to its outermost limit, it would be Paris. The housing structures below were all designed by Parisian architect Jean Renaudie and his wife Renée Gailhoustet between 1969 and 1975. In the daring shapes and unusual configurations of the buildings, you can see that the mid-century designers had very little regard for architectural norms of the time, and we love them for it.

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All photos courtesy of Socks Studio.

By |October 22nd, 2014| Comment

Last Days to Shop! Modernica Semi-Annual Sale

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Take advantage of the final days to shop the Semi-Annual Sale. Receive 15% OFF All Case Study Daybeds (direct link to daybed page) and up to 37% OFF Clearance Daybeds (direct link to Clearance) while supplies last!

Also enjoy big savings on lighting, bedroom furniture and more!

By |October 21st, 2014| Comment

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