Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Melt have been appointed to design a ‘masterplan’ of enhancements to Azerbaijan’s award winning national airport, Heydar Aliyev International Airport (HAII).
The Airport Authority were looking to further improve the international traveller experience, cementing the airports reputation as a reginal hub and world-class airport.
Melt bought together their broad knowledge and experience of retail, hospitality and leisure markets. Changes were focused on improving the visitor journey and experience through providing an array of new amenity spaces, new VIP lounge, better circulation and way finding and reorganising and extending the existing commercial offers.
Working with Turkish designers’ Autobahns, distinctive interior design, MDH inserted a ‘Tea Garden’ and ‘Jewel Lounge’, influenced by Azari tea culture and Islamic geometry, as center pieces of the proposals.
The enhancements are currently being undertaken to coincide with Azerbaijan’s social and cultural calendar, including the 2017 Grand Prix.
Interior, lighting and signage design.