AECOM and luis vidal + architects selected for Boston airport modernization

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ap/apkmmnat99hjplhc.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em>Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has chosen global infrastructure firm AECOM and luis vidal + architects to handle the remodeling of Boston Logan International Airport&rsquo;s Terminal E. The team won the design competition due to their collaborative proposal, which also satisfied Massport&rsquo;s functional requirements.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This major remodeling of&nbsp;Boston Logan International Airport&rsquo;s Terminal E will be lead by&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/106465/aecom" rel="nofollow" >AECOM</a> as the prime consultant and architect/engineer of record, and <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/5075/airport" rel="nofollow" >airport</a> design specialist <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/53618117/luis-vidal-architects" rel="nofollow" >luis vidal + architects</a> as the vision architect.
A press statement summarizes the proposed improvements: "The modernization program will incorporate significant renovations to the existing international arrivals and customs hall, utilizing a combination of roof and window designs to maximize natural light and efficiency. Intuitive wayfinding, spatial clarity and first class hospitality will transform the arrival experience for those entering the country at Boston Logan Airport. The iconic roof, designed following the sun path, proposes two skylights facing north, in the of eyelashes, protecting the interior from direct sun exposure. On the south, the roof gently strokes down the façade to reveal a number of openings that face downtown Boston, offering departing passengers a last and memorable view ...

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