Air Traffic Control tower

AECOM and Pininfarina Win Istanbul New Airport Design Competition




Air Traffic Control tower
Image © AECOM and Pininfarina

İGA has chosen an innovative design by AECOM and Pininfarina as the winner of an international design competition for the regional Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and technical building at the Istanbul New Airport.

Air Traffic Control tower
Image © AECOM and Pininfarina

Unusually, the winning entry marries influences from the aviation and automotive sectors, with strong architectural design. The AECOM and Pininfarina collaboration was chosen from a total of six entries from international architectural teams, including Zaha Hadid, Fuksas, Moshe Safdie, Grimshaw-Nordic and RMJM.

Air Traffic Control tower
Image © AECOM and Pininfarina

The win marks AECOM’s first collaboration with Pininfarina, the design house renowned for its car designs for Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, among others. The collaboration combines the expertise of AECOM’s architectural and engineering teams with Pininfarina’s distinctive architectural style that epitomises speed and movement, influenced by automotive design. Source by AECOM.

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