Inside Safdie Architects’ $1.3 Billion Jewel Changi Airport Complex

Aug 29, 2019 - Fast Company

“I wanted something timeless that could uplift passengers from the stress of travel,” Safdie Architects’ lead architect, Moshe Safdie, says.

With 65 million travelers passing through in 2018 alone and amenities that include a butterfly garden and a rooftop swimming pool, Changi Airport is one of the world’s leading transit hubs and a prominent part of Sin­g­apore’s identity. It’s now part of the city itself, thanks to the four-month-old, $1.3 billion Jewel extension. Safdie ...