The Rostov-on-Don Airport is a Contemporary Monument to World Travel

 - Oct 11, 2013
References: twelvearchitects & tuvie
As a brilliant example of fascinating and thoughtful contemporary architecture, the Rostov-on-Don Airport is much anticipated for southern Russia. Twelve Architects aims to have the colossal project completed in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The captivating eco air terminal is certainly abstract, yet its overarching structural expression is actually a reference to familiar examples of urban infrastructure. The expansive arcs that cover the enormous building might remind you of bridges, as this airport comes to represent this idea of linking locations and people. The Rostov-on-Don Airport also strikes a strong relationship to the metropolis around it too, with its position next to the Don River and its ribbon-like walkways that connect the parking lot, the bus station and a hotel.