Saturday 20 September 2014
 
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The shape of things to come

, 16 days ago

Journalists and special guests stand next to a mock-up of the new international airport after a ceremony in Mexico City on September 3. Mexico's government on Wednesday unveiled the winning design for a new, futuristic, spider-shaped airport for the capital that will ease delays and boost capacity at a cost of 120 billion pesos ($9.17 billion) in public and private funding. British architect Norman Foster and Fernando Romero, a son-in-law of Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, showcased their winning, airy design in the form of an X with arching spans at the presidential palace. Reuters/Tomas Bravo
 




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