Miami International Airport – South Terminal ExpansionMiami, Florida

  • This multi-year upgrade to the Miami International Airport expands the South Terminal
  • Includes a 14-gate, 800,000 sf concourse and houses the airport_s international terminal
  • The 5-story building is framed with structural steel, concrete shear walls and composite steel moment frames that act as the wind resisting system
  • Roofs are curved and wing-shaped, accommodating extensive clerestory glazing, which bathes the terminal with an abundance of natural illumination
  • The Immigrations and Customs area features an 800 by 150 feet open area with ceiling heights of 35 feet
  • The design allows for adequate vertical clearance to accommodate a modern luggage system, people movers, and drive ramps
  • Also includes a 65 foot window wall and oversize mural/art supporting walls
  • Awards:
    ASCE Miami Dade – Outstanding Structural Engineering Project of the Year 2008