strategically located at the heart of the existing plan, the 134,000 square meter project has been conceived as a destination in its own right, boosting singapore’s appeal as a welcoming stopover location.

Dewi Nurjuwita. Experience the Forest Valley, Rain Vortex, and shopping and dining amenities in this walkthrough by Channel News Asia. The success of these explorations have further inspired and led us to create a new icon in the Jewel that we see today—a new kind of urban place that celebrates the elements of nature and urban life. Tatler Homes

Besides air-conditioning, there are also chilled pipes in the floors and fogging devices near the top of the waterfall to cool the air. ©2018 Safdie Architects, LLC. The building’s efficient displacement ventilation system regulates the thermal comfort for occupants as well as the vast array of interior planting within. This kind of becomes a metaphor for that whole idea. Everybody always says that Singapore is a city of gardens, the Garden City.

Travel Singapore to Allow Visitors From China and Australia's Victoria State From November 6. Dewi Nurjuwita is a travel and design writer who can be found exploring the streets of foreign cities with passport in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other. The success of these explorations have further inspired and led us to create a new icon in the Jewel that we see today—a new kind of urban place that celebrates the elements of nature and urban life. design designed the eye-catching space as a landside, nature-themed amenity hub for the airport. By night, the glazed facade helps dematerialize the building, revealing the glowing garden within. During the region’s frequent and powerful thunderstorms, recirculated, natural rainwater will flow at more than 10,000 gallons per minute, which helps provide cooling and airflow in the landscape environment, collecting significant rainwater to be re-used in the building. a 40 meter-tall waterfall cascades from a central oculus positioned in the roof canopy. RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd: Executive Architect PWP Landscape Architecture: Landscape Design ICN International Singapore: Executive Landscape Architect RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd: StructureBuro Happold Engineering: FacadesAtelier Ten: ESD Mott MacDonald: MEP Pentagram and Entro Communications: Signage/WayfindingBenoy: Retail Interiors WET Design: Water Feature Lighting Planners Associates: Lighting Design, Building of the Year (Public), ArchDaily, 2020Design Project of the Year, Tatler Design Awards, 2020Green Mark GoldPlus Award, Building and Construction Authority (BCA), 2018Universal Design Mark GoldPlus Award, Building and Construction Authority (BCA), 2018International Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, 2016Best Futura Project, MIPIM Asia, Silver Award, 2016Best Futura Shopping Centre, 21st Century MAPIC Award, 2016.

this feature, named the ‘rain vortex’, is surrounded by an indoor landscape of vegetation, with a walking trail – referred to as the ‘forest valley’ – traversing the site. One consideration was the existing Skytrain tracks that will run through Jewel. In 1963 the Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie began designing his first project in Montreal, Habitat 67. I think it happened because it is not a ‘one-moment wow’ building; it has some strong ideas behind it. By registering, you agree to our T&C and Privacy Policy. the new paradigm represented by jewel changi airport is to create a diverse and meaningful meeting place that serves as a gateway to the city and country, complementing commerce and services with attractions and gardens for passengers, airport employees, and the city at large,’ explained architect moshe safdie.

rainwater will be funneled into the waterfall and harvested for reuse.

Hamad International Airport itself, which opened to the public in 2014, was first criticized for looking too much like the Ben Guiron Airport in Israel.