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Rogers' £448m Madrid airport takes shape

The Richard Rogers Partnership has reached the midway stage in the construction of its massive £448 million New Area Terminal at Barajas Airport in Madrid.The project is an attempt by the Spanish city to compete with Paris, Frankfurt and Heathrow in terms of becoming a major hub.And the prospect of the area's transformation is even enticing Real Madrid Football Club to talk about moving to be near it and away from its historic,70,000-seater Bernabeu home.

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