The mission of the new terminal was to serve as a communications gateway linking Barcelona with the rest of Europe and the world, to promote passenger mobility and to expand connections to the airport by different forms of transport, high-speed train, local trains, and the subway.
Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
On view: September 20, 2011 - March 25, 2012
Zaha Hadid has advanced the language of contemporary architecture and design,exploring complex fluid geometries and using cutting-edge digital design and fabrication technologies.
A key to open "my house", which is standing along a narrow street of a crowded town, is designed as a key itself on the facade of this house. A house can be called a key, which will open up your life happily. Such a small key, this house is a key!
"We are not only designing a house, but are creating the port from which his liberated mind will depart across the ocean. This is what our work must encompass."
The building is built on the slope of a hill with an elevation of 330 meters. The level difference of the site is 8 meters. Taking advantage of the slope, one of the characteristics of this site, an architecture which suits the desires of two persons is built.