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Pamplona Airport New Terminal

A contemporary and emblematic design for a new passenger terminal, a control tower, and the urbanization of the surrounding spaces. A unique architectural element, the umbrella, is set as the pattern generator of this project through its modular treatment.

The addition, subtraction, and manipulation of this element in three spatial directions gives shape to the new Terminal, as well as the Control Tower and the Car Park. Seen from above, with the abstract form of a chessboard, fragmented into modules, it is integrated into the landscape and inside the building blended light enters through this spatial grid, conforming to the building’s facade, organizing and differentiating the spaces, turning the user flow into a more enriching experience.

The design takes into account the topography and therefore reduces the environmental impact. Green areas are included to increase the degree of integration with the surrounding vegetation.

The complex spans the entire parking, pedestrian traffic areas, and public transport stops, turning the extension of the terminal building into a cohesive whole.

A modern image seeking to improve the city’s character.

A single architectural element, the umbrella, generates the whole project through its modular repetition


Place/Date: Pamplona, 2005
Client: AENA
Budget: Confidential
Surface: 28.000 m²
Arquitects: luis vidal + architects
Contributors: Aries, Integral
Project Status: Tender
Team: Ignacio Álvarez-Monteserín - José Gad Peralta - Carmen Jiménez - Óscar Torrejón - Luis Vidal