The Psychology of Airport Design

How airports are designed using traveller behaviour

Tabitha Whiting
Jul 22, 2019 · 5 min read
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As a case study in environmental design, airports are fascinated. At the core, their function seems fairly simple: a holding space for travellers who are waiting for a flight. Yet, they’re actually an important retail space for many companies and, although you may not notice it, they’re designed with this firmly in mind.