The 1st Phase of the new International Terminal of Atatürk Airport designed by GMW was completed in early 2000.The design was inspired by the belief that an airport terminal should, above all else, embody the qualities of simplicity and clarity of expression of its functions, and provide bright, transparent and comfortable spaces. The modular linear form provides a flexible and adaptable framework capable of responding to future changes and expansion. The Initial design capacity of 14 Million passengers per year was increased to 20 Million in 2004
approx. 280,000 sqm - Terminal and extension including approx. 180,000 sqm for car parking structures
Phase A - completed 2000, Phase B - completed 2004
TAV, BOT company
The winning competition entry for the project was undertaken and completed by GMW Architects in collaboration with TAV (BOT company). Nicholas Shantos, during his time there as an Associate and member of the Design Resourse Unit, was involved in the concept, competition entry, design development and detailed design of the project.