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FEB-MAR 2018

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TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION February/March 2018 airportbusiness 25 the lighting design ebbs and flows above, created through varied lengths and placement of LED slot fixtures. Popup roof clerestory windows inter- spersed along the length of the concourse welcome natural daylight to the center of the 117-foot wide concourse. Blue LED lighting adds dramatic color to the space and ties in with airline branding, creating a sense of movement as passengers travel through the concourse. Background music delivered via a high-performance audio system enhances the engaging, uplifting environment. The use of epoxy terrazzo flooring in all public spaces, including the main concourse, holdrooms and restrooms, con- tributes to the project's aesthetic and long-term maintenance goals. Inspired by the curved meridian pattern featured in the United logo, the terrazzo design incorporates colors that reflect the airline branding elements of blues, white and gray. The bands of color reinforce intuitive wayfinding that guides pas- sengers to their boarding gate. AMENITY-RICH ENVIRONMENT The concourse's expansive footprint is designed to support an optimum customer experience. Concession and holdroom spaces are combined into spa- cious multi-function environments to provide visitors with a variety of retail, restaurant, entertainment and relaxation touch- points. Themed food and beverage locations are seamlessly placed within each gate area to enhance the experience. Seating throughout the terminal is based on a modern and chic café concept, with multiple table style and shape options as well as lounge-style seating in gate holdrooms. Furniture is arranged to form gathering spaces around the gate as if passengers are gathering in a hotel lobby before venturing off to explore a city. The terminal introduces a new paradigm of concession operations that offers passengers customized retail, foodservice and entertainment options. Most passengers seated in the concourse have access to a power outlet and USB port for charging personal devices, as well as a tablet computer and payment card swipe device. By using the tablet to order from any of the concessionaires, passengers can have food, drink and Tork PeakServe Continuous TM Hand Towel System More towels, less refilling and better restroom flow. This revolutionary dispensing system is designed to better serve high-traffic restrooms with large crowds. Neither a roll towel nor a folded towel system, Tork PeakServe is setting a new standard for hand towel dispensing that will improve both end-user and cleaning staff experiences. © 2018 Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC.. All rights reserved. ®Tork is a registered trademark of Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC or its affiliates. Solve your towel run out problems. Visit Morning flights just landed Joe Aker Holdroom spaces are combined into spacious multi- function environments to provide passengers with a variety of retail, restaurant, entertainment, and relaxation touchpoints

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