Airport is main gate and also first impression of nation. So, accurate and magnificent architecture needed. Like this Suvarnabhumi airport, although there is no cultural elements inserted this airport give representative impression of Thailand.
Designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn Architects, (New) Bangkok International Airport fulfill with steel and glass elements. Those elements dominated airport building; directly make impression autosuggestion of recent and future of world architecture.
Transparent glass character open building structure at the basic characteristic, all of material exposed, and the next, materials include the course character become ornament. In contemporary world, isn�t characteristic materials exposed?
Steel structure gave futuristic impression. Glasses created transcendent dimension; what a sharply contrast between steel rustic and light of glass. This airport design really consistent with its contemporary character. Cultural ornament that often forced to the building like this do not included in this airport. Steps on suvarnabhumi, we only entered in contemporary area, until services area and electrical channel. There is no ethnic space. Metal combination done in detail, include trolley that used by passenger to carry suitcase.