Inauguration in Stockholm for the Värtaterminalen ferry terminal designed by C.F. Møller. More than just a ferry terminal, the innovative facility combines infrastructure with urban park, providing a new recreational space for the people of Stockholm.
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects. Like an oyster, the terminal’s hard, asymmetric shell protects the softer elements within; sheltering passengers from the intense Mediterranean sun during the popular tourist season.
Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition, Taiwan. The projected goal for Phase 2 of the Center is an annual processing capacity of 5 million travelers. Based on the projected growth and airport expansion in 2031, the design of Phase 1 will be for an annual processing capacity of 3.5 million mini-three links travelers.
Keelung has a fairly unique climate which combines the extreme humidity and heat of the tropics with the high winds and rain of the typhoon corridor which follows of the coast of the Asian continent.
The new terminal for Stockholm’s permanent ferry connections to Finland and the Baltics will be a landmark for the new urban development Norra Djursgårdsstaden – both architecturally and environmentally.
The Council should never have allowed development on the site. Ironically the seeming desire to fit in – solid stone-coloured walls rather than say glazing – makes the situation worse by hiding the building(s) behind and by making more of an impact in all views.
Meridian line Akashi Ferry Terminal Hyogo design by Waro Kishi + K.ASSOCIATES, Japan. This building is for a sea transport line linking Awaji Island to the mainland. Functionally, it is quite simple and consists of two spaces.
The Tanger Med is a passengers harbour, dimensioned for traffic increasing up to 10 million passengers/year by 2020. It is inside a general harbour masterplan for the first harbour of the Mediterranean area, containing equipments and amenities for all categories of passengers and traffic.
Yokohama Ferry Terminal: international port building Tokyo, Japan, design by Foreign Office Architects (FOA), London, 1995 architecture competition winners.