- Architects: HOK
- Location: Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), KIAL Rd, Devanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560300, India
- General Consultant: ARUP
- Client: Bangalore International Airport Limited
- Area: 134000.0 m2
- Project Year: 2013
- Photographs: Sam Fentress
Text description supplied via the architects. The growth of Terminal 1 repositions South India’s busiest airport as crucial hub for global vacationers and load.
With a design that creates a nice and effective curbside-to-aircraft passenger revel in, the open, welcoming surroundings is straightforward to navigate and comprises the expanding selection of passengers the usage of the airport.
The construction creates a grand, dramatic presence that seamlessly blends with the present terminal. An elegantly curved roof serves because the unifying part for the brand new and present amenities, developing a robust bodily presence and visible id for the airport. The roof’s undulating form bureaucracy a cover that protects passengers and guests from the weather. Its structural device features a monolithic plinth with chic metal branches that go thru a suspended ceiling to fulfill the construction above.
Along with the construction’s huge overhang, the usage of low-e glazing reduces undesirable warmth acquire to create an energy-efficient, high-performance construction. Skylights permit herbal gentle to penetrate from above, linking the ambience and spacious feeling of the unique construction with the growth. At the east and west ends of the terminal, 65-foot-high glass partitions flood the distance with herbal gentle whilst developing commanding perspectives to the out of doors.
Silver steel and brilliant white finishes recall the high-tech nature of town. Interior panorama options and plantings beef up Bengaluru’s recognition as India’s “Garden City.” New passenger facilities come with enhanced seating spaces at gate lounges and numerous new retail and eating alternatives.
The growth provides global gates designed in particular for more moderen wide-bodied plane such because the Airbus A380, in addition to a extra effective luggage supply device with devoted island carousels.
The airport has earned GreenCo Platinum certification from the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Green Business Centre and LEED Gold certification from the Indian Green Building Council.