Tag: airport terrazzo

Terrazzo Takes Flight

Terrazzo Takes FlightGerald R. Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, MI A flowing terrazzo design laid the groundwork for the $45 million Gateway Transformation Project. The architects used the powerful terrazzo design, combined with lighting, to streamline the space and direct passengers through design. The design radiates from the new consolidated security checkpoint sweeping down the [...]

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The Spirit of Louisville

The Spirit of LouisvilleLouisville International Airport, Louisville, KY When you walk through the Louisville International Airport, the spirit of the city unfolds in a cultural treasure trove, mapped on the airport's award-winning terrazzo floor. The energy of the race comes through with bold patterns of horseshoes, silks, and jockey helmets. You can get a glimpse [...]

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NTMA Honor Awards: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

With more than 11 million visitors a year, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport serves as the first and last impression of the city to many. To establish Cleveland as the artistic and culturally diverse metropolitan that it is, the CLE Art Program was created. The project transformed the airport into a local art gallery. Like […]

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NTMA 2014 Honor Awards

Each year, the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA) celebrates the most interesting, creative, beautiful, and appealing terrazzo floors completed by NTMA contractors with its annual NTMA Honor Awards. The awards honor the best terrazzo floors from the last year. Projects are judged on the basis of: excellence in craftsmanship intricacy of design scope of work […]

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Terrazzo Provides a Bright Welcome That Will Never Fade

Linking America’s heartland to international crossroads, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport serves as a hub for the blending of the many different curiosities, cultures, traditions, and future possibilities of more than 12 million travelers a year. During a recent remodel, one objective was to create a brighter environment for these millions of travelers. Taking a creative approach to the update, a design competition […]

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Terrazzo Artistry in Cleveland Airport

What better place to showcase the work of local Cleveland artists than a place where more than 11 million people visit every year? And what better material to bring those artistic visions to life than terrazzo? The city of Cleveland has done just that. Through the CLE Terrazzo Art Project, it has transformed the Cleveland […]

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Terrazzo: A Beautiful Welcome for a New Visitor to Your Community

In the golden age of rail travel, the first impression most new visitors had of any major city came when they arrived in a magnificent 19th century train station. Travelers in recent years have more likely been introduced to a major city at an international airport. Alas, many major airports built over the last 40 […]

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Terrazzo Helps Travelers Go with the Flow

Airports are typically filled with stressed-out travelers frazzled by delays, lines and security. RS&H Architecture, the architects of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport terminal, hired SKP Design to help alleviate some of that stress. Their solution was terrazzo. Sondra Phillips, owner of SKP, oversaw the terrazzo river design that now stretches along the second floor bridge […]

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