Brussels Airport Connector Location City: Brussels, Belgium

Sectors:
Retail, Transportation
Services:
Architecture
Studios:
London, Brussels
Client:
Brussels Airport Company

Certifications:

Improved passenger facilities at one of Europe's leading airports

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Key Info

Includes:
A connector building between two terminals, a central screening platform and border control, a new baggage reclaim hall, offices and world-class commercial retail and leisure facilities
Area:
35,000m² GBA
Staus:
Completed in 2015

Connecting two passenger terminals

Designed as a spacious, sustainable, state-of-the-art building to improve air passenger comfort, 'Connector' links two airport terminals at Brussels airport.

Façade designed to withstand jetblasts

Covering a surface area of 4,600 m², the glass façade and skylights allow for maximum penetration of natural light.

Acoustic performance, radar reflections and resistance to jetblast were all considered in the façade design.

New retail spaces

‘Connector’ welcomed its first passengers in March 2015, and provides world-class retail, security screening and border control, positioning Brussels Airport as one of the leading airports in Europe.

Chapman Taylor was the lead architect from concept design to delivery for architecture, interior design, lighting and MEP coordination.

Architects and Collaborators: Chapman Taylor, Buro Happold, Moss.

For more information please contact:

Xavier Grau (EUATB, OAB)

Director, Brussels

Xavier joined Chapman Taylor in 1997 as a design architect and project manager. He became the Director responsible for our Brussels studio in 2005.

He has a wide range of design skills with extensive experience working internationally and has completed projects in many countries and cultural environments.

Xavier specialises in the design and project management of mixed-use developments, including expertise in the residential, office and retail sectors.

Areas of Expertise:

Mixed-use / Retail

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