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Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower 49

Mumbai, India

Completion: 2013

The aerodynamic, sculptural form elevates

Combining an architecturally dynamic

the control center of Mumbai’s primary

form with the precise functional demands

international airport and creates a signature

of an air traffic control tower, the design

element for the airport complex. As one of the

creates a workplace that is safe, efficient

tallest and most visible structures in Mumbai,

and comfortable. Tower controllers are

the 275-foot-high tower makes an iconic

equipped with the latest technology, including

statement in the city.

electronic flight strips, and have unobstructed views of the entire operations area.

The tower supports CSIA’s vision of being a world-class airport with the best possible

HOK collaborated with Arup on the project,

facilities, infrastructure and management.

which began as an international design

Featuring three floors at the base and four

competition.

at the top, it is designed to meet an array of complex traffic control requirements while remaining flexible for future needs.

◄ view from ground level

2014 design annual

43,050 sq. ft. / 4,000 sq. m.


2014 HOK Design Annual