Northwest Airplane Hangar

2013

Far from a utilitarian industrial structure, this private airplane hangar combines functionality and cutting edge design. The attention to detail in the exposed structural frame emphasizes bold design of this 35,000 square-foot building. Soaring cantilevers and expansive use of glazing lend a dynamic element to what is normally a building with limited expression. The 2030 Building Challenge was accomplished by delivering a facility that is approximately 80 percemt more efficient than the 2009 IECC requirements for metal buildings.

 

Photos: Benjamin Benschneider