London's Plans for a Floating Airport

London's Plans for a Floating Airport

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Tara Bellucci
Sep 10, 2012
The aviation debate waging in London is whether to expand Heathrow or build a new airport. Gensler offers this rendering of a proposed structure in the middle of the Thames estuary, with four runways anchored to the riverbed and terminals floating in between. The project would cost an estimated £50 billion. And what would happen to Heathrow? Converted into an eco-city for 300,000 residents. In other news, a sneak peak at Apple's Campus II, and Google Glass walks the runway. See the headlines after the jump.New Design For Floating Thames Airport | Londonist • Leaked Renderings of Apple's Campus II Peer Inside The Spaceship | Architizer • Google Glass Hits The Runway At Fashion Week | Fast Company (Image: via Londonist)
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