Changi Jewel vies for architecture prize

Designed by award-winning firm Safdie Architects, Jewel Changi Airport’s centrepiece is a 40m indoor waterfall (above) alongside a five-storey garden with more than 2,000 trees and 100,000 shrubs from all over the globe.
Designed by award-winning firm Safdie Architects, Jewel Changi Airport’s centrepiece is a 40m indoor waterfall (above) alongside a five-storey garden with more than 2,000 trees and 100,000 shrubs from all over the globe. PHOTO: ST FILE

The newly opened Jewel Changi Airport has been shortlisted for the prestigious World Architecture Festival competition

The crown Jewel of Singapore has been shortlisted for this year's World Architecture Festival (WAF), an annual competition considered the Oscars of the architectural world.

Jewel Changi Airport, which opened to the public in April, has been nominated for the Transport Completed Buildings category at the awards. It will go up against eight other projects, including the Hong Kong West Kowloon Station and Barangaroo Ferry Wharf in Sydney, Australia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2019, with the headline 'Jewel vies for architecture prize'. Print Edition | Subscribe