Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Madrid - Barajas Airport







The (not that) New T4 on Madrid - Barajas Airport is simply amazing, every time i see it is just impossible not to ¡WOW!... It's the work of the Pritzker winner the British architect Richard Rogers, and it as win a lot of Architecture prizes...

International Architecture Awards 2007
RIBA Stirling 2006
RIBA European Awards 2006
IStructurE Award for Commercial or Retail Structures 2006
Mejor proyecto de Ingeniería 2005

16 comments:

Blognote said...

I like your photos because they give a good picture of the city and surroundings!! The airport is stunning.

Lisa Wilson said...

Beautiful! I love the color in the third one.

Jim said...

Now that one is a WOW. The bottom one looks like a flight deck from Star Wars.

Olivier said...

superbe architecture, j'aime beaucoup la dernière photo.
superb architecture, I like the last photograph very much.

Abraham Lincoln said...

It really is a beautiful design. I went WOW when I got here and saw it on your blog. Nice post. Your photography is very good too.

Jackie said...

Those are amazing pictures! I once got stuck in that airport for about 6 hours waiting for a delayed flight, but it was before all this amazing architecture was built. This is a big improvement!

Virginia said...

Oh I am going with Photo #1. The lines, color, curves are just great. It jumped right off the portal at me! Well done.

JM said...

I really like Barajas ceiling! Very good shot!
I don't remember that... is it new?

D.C. Confidential said...

I love airports with unique architecture and lines. This looks like a stunning space and somewhere fun to arrive!

Anonymous said...

WOW....indeed very beautiful photo's of Barajas airport..

Hopefully am I going to Madrid again in December and i am sure i am going to watch T4. Last time I was there,(april '07) T4 was still closed :-(

Ana

Mo said...

Certainly is a 'WOW'. A British architect? pity they didn't use him at Heathrow.

Denton said...

I especially like the lighting in your third photo.

Thanks for participating in the Daily Photo Map. A thumbnail of your latest photo now appears on the map.

Dusty Lens said...

Wow is the word, an architectural beauty.

Neva said...

What awesome shots! Very very nice!~

Mariposa said...

whoa! pretty. i don't think i saw this when i was there last summer..they were having some construction going on.. lovely photos..shame i missed this! gives me a reason to return to madrid =D

Tash said...

Wow - great airport and fabulous photos