Barajas Airport Wins Stirling Prize

Barajas Airport Wins Stirling Prize
Design

Barajas-1The Royal Institute of British Architects have announced that Richard Rogers Partnership designed Barajas Airport in Madrid has won the Stirling Prize 2006.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 16 october 2006

The Royal Institute of British Architects have announced that Richard Rogers Partnership designed Barajas Airport in Madrid has won the Stirling Prize 2006. The RIBA site, architecture.com says:

The building presents a straightforward linear diagram, in the form of a clear sequence of spectacular spaces for both departing and arriving passengers. The parallel linear floor planes are separated from each other by dramatic, light-filled canyons across which bridges span. A restrained and functional approach is consistently applied to great effect, resulting in a visually clean, remarkably uncluttered and soothing environment.

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