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Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport (Israel)

This modern airport is a mirage in the middle of the arid Negev desert outside Eilat, Israel. The $473.5 million building—courtesy of Amir Mann-Ami Shinar Architects and Moshe Tzur Architects—is an oasis thanks to its sun-soaked courtyards, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an exterior made of white aluminum panels that reflect the intense rays.

9 Futuristic Airports Designed by Famous Architects

From Studio Gang’s sleek design for Chicago's new O'Hare International Airport to Zaha Hadid Architect's striking new airport in Beijing, AD surveys those airports that are taking design to a higher altitude

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest