Changi Airport is the major and the most important airport for Singapore. It is currently – and for the seventh year consecutive, since 2013 – rated the World’s Best Airport by Skytrax. In addition to its infrastructure and efficiency, Changi Airport is also famous for its beautiful and remarkable entertainment and service places. One of them is the Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport – a magnificent garden covered by a glass mosaic dome with the world’s tallest indoor waterfall dropping from the center of its structure.
“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. Nearly 10,000 gallons of water are pumped through the circular installation per minute from a centralized oculus in the middle of the space. The overhead dome is composed of a gridded glass thick enough to absorb any noise created by the aircrafts taking off and landing, and was tested to ensure it wouldn’t give off any distracting reflections to nearby air traffic controllers.” – Colossal.