Sydney Airport T1

Sydney Airport T1


In September 2015 Sydney Airport in partnership with Gebr Heinermann opened phase 1 of the Heinemann Duty Free store located in departure Pier B at Sydney Airport Terminal 1. AT 5,751 square metres, this Heinemann Duty Free Store is set to be the largest of its kind in the world when fully open next year.

Cox Architecture specified acoustic DecorSlat panels by Decor Systems to be used on the building ceiling of this newly open Pier B of the airport. DecorSlat was chosen for a number of reasons:

  1. DecorSlat delivers a smart continuous linear look due to its concealed fixing system, enhancing the modern look of the new state of the art retail space.
  2. The panel white painted finish coordinates perfectly with other building elements and finishes.
  3. DecorSlat comes with the added benefit of its acoustic properties which are a prerequisite for a crowded public space such as Sydney airport.

The T1 improvement programme will deliver a world-class experience for passengers, visitors and staff. The retail space displays Heinemann’s approach to modern travel-retail design, and is inspired by Sydney’s iconic landscapes from the bush, through the suburbs, past the city fringe and out to the coastal regions. This allows passengers to embark on a uniquely Australian retail journey as they make their way through the store.