A group of Japanese architects, under the banner “Japan Space Port Association” (SPJ), have designed a breathtaking concept for a future 4-story space airport, meaning just floating on shore in Tokyo Bay.
The concept, known as “Spaceport Japan”, echoes the layout of a traditional airport ̵1; except that space planes, not commercial planes, are parked at various doors. There are even drop-off lanes through the routes connecting space airports to the mainland.
A layer of solar panel “suspended” over the structure, allows for patios, outdoor gardens and “even farmland of various sizes, while also providing public spaces.” shelter for residents and other personal means of transport ”, read the architectural description of Noiz Architects.
The two towers will penetrate these solar panels, each dedicated to departures and arrivals, ensuring that the port will be “perceived from a distance”.
The higher floors will allow passengers to see the departures of different spacecraft, which will put passengers in a two-hour space shuttle experience into orbit.
The aerospace will provide real estate for space research and business.
The site will also ensure passengers are entertained and serviced with hotels, art museums, gymnasiums, aquariums and even movie theaters.
So far, Spaceport Japan is not merely a stunning rendering computer – but SPJ is hoping to make this concept a “as soon as possible” reality to expand the country’s space industry.
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