Europa Building, London Airport: passenger handling building

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3510-62
Architect/DesignerGibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Colin (1920-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1955
Image Date1955
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceCWN 55W/6200
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Colin Westwood / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Designed for short-haul flights, this building, together with the Queen's Building (demolished in 2009) and the air traffic control building, was one of the original airport buildings designed by Frederick Gibberd for the Ministry of Transport. It was renamed Terminal 2 in 1968. London Aiport was renamed Heathrow in 1966.

Subject tags

airports