Nanaimo Airport

Nanaimo, BC

The Nanaimo Airport expansion focuses on modular design to support future growth, potentially tripling in size by 2035. Inspired by the local landscape, industry, and the legacy of pilot Raymond Collisaw, the project enhances passenger facilities and security while aiming to serve as a vibrant community gateway

The completion of the first phase of the masterplan increases the passenger departure lounge space and provides dedicated passenger security. It integrates state-of-the-art lighting, which offer energy-efficient, controlled lighting that complements the architectural aesthetics. Innovative lighting features include advanced zone control, continuous dimming, and daylight sensors, significantly reducing energy consumption while enhancing the user experience. 

For more details on the architecture, visit Office of McFarlane Biggar’s project page here

For information on the lighting design, check out Fluxwerx’s project description here 

Project completion: 2020

IES Vancouver 2020 Vision Award, Interior Lighting Design category
LIT Design Award 2020, Interior Architectural Lighting category
IESNA Illumination Award of Merit, Interior Lighting Design category

Photography by Andrew Latreille

Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc.
Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc
AES Engineering

Fluxwerx Cooledge Lighting

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