From an existing project, BAA announced this tender for the design of the architectural elements and landside infrastructure necessary for the new T2A terminal at Heathrow Airport in London.
The main elements to design were access roads, a 1,600-vehicle capacity parking, including public transport docks along with a large entrance hall giving access to the terminal.
Our proposal aimed to integrate those elements with the terminal building, with each independent element created as a part of a whole in a balanced architectural composition.
Following these principles, the access lobby acts as a welcome door to the city, creating a link between the parking and terminal buildings in a harmonized way, and therefore gives the scale necessary to relate both parts.
The parking and its ramps and thee access roads seek to strengthen, with their design, the measures of efficiency and energy sustainability applied throughout the whole, achieving through its envelope a greater gain of natural light.
The ramps and roads that serve it reinforce the efficiency and energy sustainability
|Budget:||100 M €|
|Area:||120.000 m2 in two phases (+ 36.000 m2 landscaping)|
|Architects:||luis vidal + architects|
|Contributors:||Ray Hole Architects, HED, Speirs and Major Associates, Scott Willson Engineering|
|Team:||David Ávila - Eva Couto - Jugatx López Amurrio - Francisco Rojo - Irene Rojo de las Heras - Óscar Torrejón - Luis Vidal|