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Stansted Airport

location: Stansted, Essex

year: 1985

Richard Horden assisted then Norman Foster in 1982-85 with the design for the Passenger terminal building at Stansted Airport.

In particular the diagonal structural trees with uplighting of the roof and single level arrangement for arrivals and departures all were informed by Eero Sarinen's design for the airport at Dulles Washington DC. Richard Horden made several visits to the technical areas at that airport as part of the design and research for the Stansted.