b'TERMINALSDEN 19expertyou might notice slight differences between the West andOld and New, East and Westthe East; but overall, the collaboration that happened was best- Former Chief Executive Officer Kim Day oversaw the planning and in-classall to serve the client. early phases of the concourse/gate expansion program before WSP Aviation Deputy Program Managerretiring from the airport in July 2021. Leveraging her background Daniel Perdomo notes that the various teamsin architecture, Day felt it was important for the new expansions to kept in constant communication throughcontinue design elements from the airports existing concourses, coordination meetings and workshops. Thissuch as stainless-steel column covers and the pattern on the helped build a partnership atmosphere, aterminal exterior. She also wanted more of the exteriors to be culture of objective collaboration and a unifiedtransparent, so HNTB and Jacobs made the new exteriors primarily cooperative approach, he adds.out of glass (as opposed to glass and metal panel) with dotted DANIEL PERDOMOIt takes a village to get this done, to runfrets on the glass to mimic the metal panel pattern on the existing efficiently, says Perdomo. Timely processes really require thebuilding. entire WSP team to sync up efforts in an orchestrated way toKirsty Ferguson, associate principal and support both the designer and contractor while integrating theco-owner of Gallun Snow, notes that the stakeholders to the cooperative. interior design for the concourse expansions In addition to the project management and design teams,improves on some of the key elements of there have been more than 600 consultants and subcontractorsthe existing terminal. Enhancements include working on the Gate Expansion Program. Project officials reportusing more terrazzo in main circulation that DEN easily met or exceeded its goals regarding participationareas and switching the airports customKIRSTY FERGUSONby minority- and women-owned business enterprise partners:broadloom carpeting into carpet tiles for 24% for construction and 18% for design.simpler maintenance. All four concourses incorporated durable materials like terrazzo flooring, thin porcelain panels and stainless-CMYCMMYCYCMYKAirportImprovement.comSeptember 2022'