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Quizzical Pursuit
—The Architecture Puzzler

Created by Dave Guadagni

Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #87

Question

The Kansai International Airport, completed 1994, built on an artificial island in the Bay of Osaka, Japan, was reputed to be the longest building ever built. Who was the architect? How long is the terminal?

Answer

The one-mile- (1.7 kilometer-) long terminal was designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Paris with Arup as structural engineer.
 


 

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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2002, Dave Guadagni.

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Stansted Airport, by Norman Foster, in London, 1991.
Great Buildings Photo: Ken Kirkwood, courtesy of Foster and Partners

 
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