As much as 37,850 litres of water flows through the oculus every minute, tumbling 40m from the oculus, through ground level, and to the bottom of basement 2.
Where is Jewel water from?
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 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.
How much did it cost to build Jewel Changi?
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.
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.
What terminal is the waterfall in Singapore?
Housed inside a toroidal, or doughnut-shaped, glass and steel structure designed by noted architect Moshe Safdie, Jewel Changi Airport is adjacent to Terminal 1 and sits on airport real estate that was formerly a parking lot. The striking new structure now covers more than 1.46 million square feet.
How much did the Singapore airport cost?
The project cost S$1.7 billion. Part of this project was planned to help expand Terminal 1 to handle 24 million passengers per year by 2018.
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.
When was Jewel Changi Airport built?
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.
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?
Who owns Changi jewel?
Jewel Changi Airport is a joint venture between Changi Airport Group and CapitaLand. CAG is the majority 51% shareholder while CapitaLand owns the remaining 49%.
How long did it take to build jewel?
How long did it take to build Jewel? About five years since Changi Airport Group broke ground for Jewel in 2014.
Is Jewel a Terminal 4?
From Terminal 4
From Terminal 3, Jewel is a 5 to 10-minute walk via a link bridge from its Departure Hall (level 2).