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Madrid-Barajas Airport Terminal 4

Luis Vidal Project Director on behalf of EL and Manager of RRP-EL Joint Venture.

Barajas Airport Terminal 4 and satellite T4S buildings in Madrid consist of a series of parallel structures separated by a linear block of skylights, which allows natural light to penetrate to every corner of the interior. The skylights are located on triple-height spaces where special airport processes take place, emphasized by the flood of natural light.

The unique shape of the section is repeated linearly throughout the building, producing a roof that covers the building like a flying carpet. This modular repetition easily allows additions to the building and a flexible distribution of the space.

Some of the sustainable and environmental actions taken to reduce energy consumption include: a ventilation and displacement system; the air supply at low speed in passenger areas; the use of sunshades and skylights; the controlled use of natural light; and the collection of rain water for the gardens.

Some members of luis vidal + architects were part of EL’s design team.


Terminal 4 competes with major hub airports in Europe

DATA SHEET

Place/Date: Madrid, 1997-2005
Client: Aena
Budget: 1,050 M € total (600 M terminal, 300 M satellite, 150 M parking)
Surface: 1,250,000 m² total (550,000 terminal, 350,000 satellite, 350,000 parking)
Arquitects: RRP + EL
Contributors: Initec, TPS
Project Status: Built
Team: Jose Aguilar - Emilia Alonso - David Ardill - Adolfo Arellano - Andres Arellano - Enrique Azpilicueta - Kenta J. Bacas Osaka - Mercedes Barbero - Neus Barbosa - Louise Barnett - Stephen Barrett - Michael Barrett - Michael Barth - Susana Blanes - Stuart Blower - Mercedes Bolín - David Bottos - Ed Burgess - Torsten Burkhardt - Almudena Bustos - Javier Calvo - Ana Carbonero - Juanjo Cariacedo - Sònia Castelló - Paco Chocano - Eva Clark - Andrew Clarkson - Pablo Codesido - Sebastián Collado - Iván Cordero - Miguel Ángel Cordero - Phaedra Corrigan - Alicia Cortell - Dan Crane - Esther Crespo - Marta Cumellas - Cathie Curran - John Denehy - Hilde Depuyt - Jose Carlos Díez - Javier Esteban - Concha Esteban - Elantha Evans - Mike Fairbrass - Andrés Fernández - Sara Fernández - Marisol Fernández - Leo Fernández - Ricardo Fuentes - Harvinder Gabhari - Rosa García - Raúl García - Víctor García - Jason García - Ivan García - Marta García-Haro - Courntey Goldsmith - Jorge González - Mar González - Ignacio González - Pedro González - Lucy Gould - Juan Manuel Gómez - Sera Grubb - Lennart Grut - Carmen Gundin - Ivan Harbour - Javier Hernández - Sergio Hernández - Jesús Hernández - Jose Julían Horcajo - Amo Kalsi - Jorge Keipo - Kazu Kofuku - Tom Lacey - Juan Laguna - Carlos Laina - Matthew Lake - Antonio Lamela - Carlos Lamela - Ronald Lammers van Buerren - Stig Larsen - James Leathern - Marcus Lee - Tomás Llamas - Isabel Lorenzo - Avtar Lotay - John Lowe - César López - Javier López - Franciso López de Blas - Erick Maas - Annette Main - Élida Margitic - Francisco Martin - Mayte Martin - Steve Martin - Andrés Martínez - Tim Mason - Natalie Mayes - Carmen Márquez - Rachel McGovern - Pedro Morales - David Morales - Julio Moreno - Paz Moya - Jesús Municio - Javier Muñiz - Paul Nelson - Beatriz Olivares - Tamiko Onozawa - Raquel Ortega - Caireen O´Hagan - Ivan Pajares - Louise Palomba - Jorge Palomero - Richard Paul - Inma Pedregosa - Adolfo Preus - Pablo Querol - Olga Ramírez - Matt Rees - Claudia Rieradevalle - Medea Rodríguez - Richard Rogers - Francisco Rojo - Luis Antonio Ruiz - Andrei Saltikov - Ines Salvatierra - Francisco Sanjuán - Laureano Sanz - Cristina Sánchez - Birgit Schlösser - Patricia Sendin - Ana Serrano - Simon Smithson - Hugo Soriano - Neil Southard - Kirsti Stock - Carlos Temprano - María Tercero - Jochen Tombers - Andrew Tyley - Yoshi Uchiyama - Paloma Uriel - Eva Utrera - Josefina Vago - Veronica van Kesteren - Joaquin Vaquero - Patricia Vaquero -Patricia Vázquez - Laura Vega - Susana Vega - Isabel Vergara - Luis Vidal - Laura Villa - Dan Wright - John Young - Ignacio Zamorano - Nick Zerglovos