Air Transport World

BUILDING FOR AIR TRAVEL.

Architecture and Design for Commercial Aviation, Edited by John Zukowsky, Published by the Art Institute of Chicago and Prestel-Verlag, Munich and New York. Large format, 255 pages with index, 372 photos, 103 in color. $65, Available through Airways Collection, Sandpoint, Idaho Tel: Toll-free 1-800-440-5166.

This beautiful volume was published originally in conjunction with an exhibit organized by the Art Institute of Chicago appearing in the Kisho Kurokawa Gallery of Architecture in 1996. It was underwritten in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, United Airlines and Lufthansa.

The result is a lavish work with a splendid collection of period photographs showing where airport, terminal and airplane-interior design, among other things, began and how they evolved to where they are. …

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