A large-scale airport built close to an expanding high-technology area near the capital. The project includes high-speed transport and communications channels to and from the airport, and is designed to become an international transportation hub. The main building is composed of steel hyperbolic paraboloid shells with spans of 38.4 metres.
Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur (Variant)
Sepang district, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory
Kuala Lumpur International Airport Presentation Panels. Courtesy of Architect. Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2006.
Presentation panels are drawings, images, and text graphically prepared by the architect and submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture during the later round of the Award cycle. The portfolios are kept in the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Library for consultation purposes.