Published on : Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Zurich Airport International has recently selected a consortium comprising of Nordic, Grimshaw, Haptic and STUP and the architects are underway to design the passenger terminal of Delhi Noida International Airport (DNIA) at Jewar. The work took place in three-phases, and the design competition happened between June and August 2020. The winner was selected from three shortlisted teams with demonstrated experience in airport design – Gensler / Arup; Nordic, Grimshaw, Haptic and STUP; SOM / Mott McDonalds. The design competition was conducted under exceptional circumstances this year, and the architects prepared and presented their designs collaborating and communicating remotely. All three teams faced this challenge masterfully.
The winning design, presented by Nordic, Grimshaw, Haptic and STUP, best fits the defined project objectives: merging Swiss efficiency and Indian hospitality, creating a modern and seamless passenger experience, setting new benchmarks in sustainability for airport terminal buildings in India, envisioning green spaces inside and around the building, offering a concept for a future airport city, and providing flexible expansion options to serve 30 million passengers per year in the future.
The new visionary airport for Delhi NCR, NOIDA and Western UP will provide a seamless travel experience ease of way finding and high-quality commercial offers and a pleasurable atmosphere for travellers. The design of the airport will encompass parameters such as short and efficient passenger flows, digital services and commitment to minimal environmental impact.
Once fully constructed, the Delhi Noida International Airport will be the second international airport serving the National Capital Region of Delhi and fast developing Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development area between Delhi and Agra. With the investment in the Delhi Noida International Airport project, Zurich Airport International.