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A New Airport for India’s New Gateway: Gensler’s Design for Chennai International

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Q&A with Gensler’s Kashyap Bhimjiani, a senior designer for Chennai International airport’s new terminals.

India’s third-busiest airport, Chennai International is the gateway to country’s southern region.

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Recycling an Airport Terminal: How We Made SFO T2

Gensler partnered with filmmakers Spirit of Space earlier this year to create two films around our new terminal at San Francisco International Airport’s new Terminal 2 (T2).

In this first video shot during the final month of construction, we explore how Gensler and Turner made T2 in a unique design/build partnership. Art Gensler (our founder) and Victor Perry of Turner explain what's different about T2, what it means to San Francisco, and how this project was unique for the design and construction team who built T2 together.


Can Technology Transform Public Transit in LA?


Art + Design at the Airport

Gensler undertook the renovation of San Francisco International Airport Terminal 2 (SFO T2), the design team’s overriding vision was to create a terminal inspired by the Bay Area’s culture and aesthetic. We wanted to create micro-climates or neighborhoods within the terminal, and we knew that art could strengthen that idea.

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Creating a Sense of Place

Many airports lack a distinct sense of place. They fail to reflect the culture of their host cities, preventing travelers from experiencing their terminals as unique spaces. By not establishing a sense of character within their walls, these airports miss out on an opportunity to elevate passengers’ travel experience. We strove to avoid this problem in our design for the North Concourse at Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose, California.

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