Fuksas cleared for take-off after contest to design Chinese airport

Shenzhen airport will be wrapped in a single roof canopy, made with a patterned, double skin of steel and glass.

Leading Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas has won a global competition to design a £1.2 billion international terminal for Shenzhen airport in China, beating practices including Foster & Partners, Foreign Office and Japan’s Kisho Kurokawa.

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