Băneasa Airport – Bucharest site

The first flights in the Băneasa area took place in 1909 and they were carried out by the French pilot and aviation pioneer Louis Blériot. In 1912 the first flight school in Romania was opened on Băneasa airfield. This makes Băneasa airport the oldest continuously operating airport in Eastern Europe, and among the five oldest

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Flying objects + take-off and landing places

As a first approach, we study different flying objects and their landing sites. The research will open the debate about potential new functions and/or mutations in architecture. The result will generate new scenarios for the public spaces and connections to the existing urban context. The future architecture will borrow from aero-spatial technology the concern for