Creating a life space isn’t a tough thing at all. Here’s the first case, the former Denver Stapleton Airport that is only 3 miles far away from the city centre and converted into a life space which included 3500 single homes, shopping stores, parks and urban spaces. You can even find ice skating place and old aircraft hangar with thanks to airport-to-neighborhood” transition project.
Brooks City Air Force Base at San Antonio is another brilliant upcycling example. From more than a century ago, this place serves as an airfield but today, it turned to a community which using from families and business, called Brooks City Base thanks to useful collaboration between U.S. Air Force and San Antonio and Brooks Development Authority.
It features regional hospital, university campus, business areas, single family homes and the Base planned to high-end apartment complex.
Berlin Templehof Airport
In the hearth of the German capital, Templehof Airport is transformed to public park. Also developers planned to build affordable housing options but it was protested from local citizens who wants to keeping it a public park. The Templehof is most popular park in the German capital.
Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport
This airport using from 1925 to 1998 as an international airport. And it is ranked 6th most dangerous airport in the world by History Channel’s Most Extreme Airport program.
Nowadays this extreme airport is home for glowing cruise terminal called the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal from 2013.
Mariscal Sucre International Airport (Quito, Ecuador)
In the middle of the Quito, this place probably the best place for aviation fans. It was the busiest airport in Equador but today, the former airport transformed the biggest urban park in Quito with great coffee shops.
For more upcycled airport Road warrior voices