A seven-story waterfall designed by Safdie Architects has become the shining focal point of Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport. The 130-foot “Rain Vortex” is supplied by collected rainwater, and flows at the center of a greenhouse topped by an inverted glass dome.
How is Jewel waterfall made?
The “fins” outside the dome structure make up a network of pipes that channel water to the ring in the middle of the oculus. The oculus then distributes the water down the Rain Vortex and gives it an even complete circular effect.
Where is Jewel waterfall?
The world’s tallest indoor waterfall is the centrepiece of Jewel, at Singapore’s Changi Airport. In an otherworldly space, water showers down from an oculus in the centre of the building’s 200 metre-diameter, toroidal glass roof.
Where is the world’s largest indoor waterfall?
Thousands of people are flocking to a new extension of Singapore’s Changi Airport, to see the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. The Rain Vortex is seven storeys tall, and pumps 500,000 litres of rainwater through the roof of the Jewel building – that’s a fifth of the volume of an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
Who designed the waterfall in Singapore airport?
World’s tallest indoor waterfall has been designed by Safdie Architects to reimagine the center of an airport as a major public realm attraction at the Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore.
When was Jewel Changi Airport built?
Jewel was developed by Jewel Changi Airport Trustee Pte Ltd, a joint venture between Changi Airport Group (CAG) and CapitaLand, through its wholly owned shopping mall business, CapitaLand Mall Asia. The project cost S$1.7 billion, and did not involve any government funds or taxpayers’ money.
Is Jewel Changi a terminal?
Jewel is connected to the Arrival Hall (level 1) of Terminal 1.
What time does Jewel waterfall start?
The Light & Sound show operates from 7.30pm to 10.30pm, every hourly daily. 23. Does the HSBC Rain Vortex operate 24/7?
Is entry to Jewel Changi free?
Free entry to Canopy Park with any purchase from Jewel!
No minimum spend required. Offers end on 30 September 2020. ^Minimum height requirement is 110cm and child below the height of 140cm must be accompanied by an adult.
Is there a swimming pool at Changi Airport?
Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi
Located at Aerotel Airport Transit Hotel at Terminal 1, the pool also features a jacuzzi, poolside bar and shower facilities. Travellers are invited to relax and enjoy these facilities while waiting for their next flight.
Which is the largest man-made waterfall?
The world’s largest man-made waterfall makes a striking addition to the facade of this skyscraper in the south-western Chinese city of Guiyang. The 108-metre water feature cascades from the top levels of the Liebian International Building, a 121-metre tower being developed by the Ludi Industry Group.
How does indoor waterfall work?
Indoor fountains like outdoor fountains utilize pumps to recirculate the water. For your indoor fountain, you’ll need access to a wall outlet to get your fountain up and running. After you hang the fountain on the wall, use distilled water to fill the reservoir up to the recommended level.
Who designed jewel Changi?
Jewel Changi Airport is the latest addition to, and centrepiece of, Singapore’s world-renowned Changi Airport. Designed by Safdie Architects, this highly anticipated dome-shaped attraction houses a dynamic mix of retail, leisure, garden and hotel amenities, as well as airport operations.
Who designed Singapore?
Designed by Moshe Safdie of Safdie Architects, Jewel is coming up on a 3.5 hectare space outside Terminal 1. The 76-year-old Safdie is an Israeli-Canadian based in the US.
How does the jewel fountain work?
Engineered by Los Angeles-based design firm WET, the Jewel Rain Vortex sends rain-harvested, recirculated water seven stories down from the roof in a circular waterfall.