Airports getting flexible designs to enhance security
Architects designing them to be easily reconfigured to cater to evolving security threats, while reducing congestion in non-secure areas and creating more offsite checkpoints
Mon, Jul 04, 2016 - 5:50 AM
The security screening area of Norfolk International Airport after renovation has a large, open space without support columns that can be easily reconfigured to bring in the next generation of screening machines.
GRESHAM, Smith and Partners recently designed a screening area at Norfolk International Airport in Virginia with one major concern in mind: flexibility, so it can adapt to changing security threats.
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