Building for Air Travel – Architecture and Design for Commercial Aviation by John Zukowsky is an expertly researched book that tells about the history of airports, aircraft factories, maintenance hangars, notable airplane design, and airline corporate imagery.
The richly illustrated book consists of essays that discuss the development of air travel and its infrastructure from a variety of angles: the history of aviation, history of aircraft design, the development of airports and so forth. The authors are, in addition to John Zukowsky, Koos Bosma, Mark J. Bouman, David Brodherson, Robert Bruegmann, Wood Lockhart, Leonard Rau and Wolfgang Voigt. The lavish illustration of Building for Air Travel also contains images of architecturally renowned airport projects from all over the world.
The copy in stock is in good condition. The dust jacket shows some shelf wear, but the binding and the pages are tidy. The previous owner has signed the book on the front flyleaf.