Jacksonville International Airport Terminal Expansion
Jacksonville, FL
2013 Honor Award Winner

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Over 100 handcrafted sea fossil-themed glass mosaics are embedded in the floor throughout this terminal. Once the mosaics were hand-placed with clear epoxy, the pigmented resins were poured through each of the designs. In public traffic areas, grand stylized waves flow between gates in the concourse areas, with a hand-broadcast blend of recycled glass and mother-of-pearl chips to represent the sun on white caps at the beach. After the completion of the floor, 225,000 square-feet of terrazzo was polished to a 3,000-grit finish. Travelers enjoy the playful colors and artistic elements that the terrazzo provides.

Architects:
KBJ Architects
Jacksonville, FL
Renaissance Design Build Group
Jacksonville, FL
Reynolds, Smith & Hills
Jacksonville, FL
Rink Design Partnership
Jacksonville, FL

Designers/Artists:
KTD, Inc.
Tampa, FL
Kelly Taaffe Noto
Tampa, FL

Terrazzo Contractor:
David Allen Company
Raleigh, NC

General Contractors:
ACI Construction
Jacksonville, FL
Balfour Beatty Construction
Jacksonville, FL

Owner:
Jacksonville Aviation Authority
Jacksonville, FL

Resin Supplier:
Terrazzo & Marble Supply
Aggregate Suppliers:
Arim Terrazzo Supply
Klein and Company
Terrazzo & Marble Supply

Divider Strip Suppliers:
Manhattan American Terrazzo
Strip Co.
National Metal Shapes

Photographer:
David Laudadio

 

 

 

The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc. is a full service Non-Profit Trade Association headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas. The Association establishes national standards for all Terrazzo floor and wall systems and provides complete specifications, color plates and general information to architects and designers at no cost.


National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association
PO Box 2605
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
830-856-2827
Fax: 888.362.2770
info@ntma.com