Articles Grimshaw selected as lead design architect for new Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport

Grimshaw, in partnership with STV as Lead Design Firm, have been selected to serve as the Lead Design Architect with the joint venture team of Tutor Perini/Parsons for the $1.41 billion terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The new Newark Airport Terminal One will feature 1 million square feet of space with 33 gates spread across a two-level T-shaped building. The design, is intended to accommodate the airport’s growing capacity while meeting the changing demands of passengers and airlines for years to come. Once completed in 2022, Terminal One will replace the adjacent Terminal A building and will include additional amenities, a more efficient check in process and ample space for passenger amenities and an efficient security screening process.

The project is the largest transportation infrastructure design-build contract in New Jersey state history and is expected to begin construction in April.

Grimshaw Partner, Mark Husser, said “We are delighted to have been selected for this landmark opportunity to help transformation the passenger experience. Newark has a rich architectural history dominated by the modular concrete structures of the existing terminals. Relating to this context while creating a light, modern, steel and glass building with open sight lines and natural light, the new Terminal 1 will be a world-class gateway serving an ambassadorial role for the New Jersey and New York region and establish a new trajectory for the future.”