Discover Art at Changi Airport

Jun 1, 2018
Sponsored

Absorb yourself in the fantastic art display at Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Changi Airport’s focus on stylish designs and high-tech functions has always been apparent, but now, with its incredible art installations throughout the airport, it’s extraordinary.

Here’s a look at some of the airport’s awe-inspiring artwork.

“Petalclouds,” located in Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4, is inspired by orchid petals motif, the foundation for all the designs in the new terminal. These enormous kinetic sculptures span 200 meters across the Central Galleria, combining art and technology through six identical “petal clouds.” Stroll through, observing the captivating interplay of the piece, including animated lights and reflections, depicting the clouds slowly moving through the horizon — all with classical music specially composed by BAFTA award-winning composer, Ólafur Arnalds playing in the background.

Changi

“Heritage Zone” offers a glimpse into the evolution of shophouse architecture from 1880–1950, nested in the Katong and Chinatown areas of Singapore. Enjoy a special performance on the Peranakan Façade LED screen, a six-minute Peranakan Love Story set in 1930s Singapore. Take in the history, romance and informative display for a bit of art and culture between flights.

Changi

Enjoy the garden area of Crystal Garden, offering incredible garden beds tiered by plant and design, including a dozen spheres of artisan dandelion glass sculptures in varying sizes. With glass sculptures glowing and resembling floating pools of water swaying in a breeze, this piece exudes peace and calm.

Admire the Bohemian glass features, hand blown, boasting unique designs and finishes. The impeccable attention to detail of the floating dandelion seeds, flying across the Crystal Garden, represent passengers on their individual journeys.

Changi

Terminal 3 – Arrival Immigration – Going Home

 

“Coming Home,” located at T3 immigration arrival, welcomes passengers to their destination. The sculpture greets travelers with birds returning home, cast in steel, bronze and gold by renowned Chinese artist, Han Meilin.

Changi

Humans Since1982 © Studio Periphery

“A Million Times,” is both a kinetic sculpture and a functioning clock — one of the biggest pieces of kinetic artwork in the world. Watch as the hands move in an unpredictable mechanical motion to a series of perfectly synchronized designs and patterns. The piece is a visual representation of time created by Stockholm-based artist, collective Humans Since 1982.

Delight in the artistic world displayed throughout the airport on your next journey through Changi Airport.

If you enjoyed the Changi Experience, vote for Changi Airport as Best Overall Airport in the World in the 2018 GT Tested Reader Survey here.

Introducing

FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Feature
Oct 20, 2019

PHL Receives Grant for SEPTA Improvement

Philadelphia International Airport received two grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for platform improvements at SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail Line stops.

Your Home Away From Home

Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.

Feature
Oct 20, 2019

Lyft Trials Car Rental Service

Lyft is looking to get into the car rental business. The ride-hailing company is testing the service in three California cities: San Francisco, Los Angeles and Oakland.

News
Oct 20, 2019

Six Senses Opens on the Bosphorus Strait

Six Senses Kocataş Mansions opened late last month along the Bosphorus Strait. The property is housed within two restored, Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul. The resort’s urban decor incorporates architectural features and artifacts from the mansions.

The Island of the Knights

Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.

Daily
Oct 20, 2019

New Cruise Line Docks in Tampa

MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest-growing and fourth-largest cruise line, launches cruises from Tampa Nov. 11, 2020. MSC Armonia will sail from Tampa to the Caribbean, Mexico and the Bahamas.

News
Oct 18, 2019

IHG Signs New InterContinental Property in Saudi Arabia

InterContinental Hotels Group expands its footprint in Saudi Arabia with plans for the new InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh. The property opens in 2020, a short drive from King Khalid International Airport. The property is also near King Abdullah Financial District and many luxury shopping options.

TAP Air Portugal Adds 15 Flights Each Week From U.S., Canada

TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020,  a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.

Feature
Oct 18, 2019

Heathrow Project Would Turn Waste Into Furniture, Uniforms

Heathrow Airport is testing new technology that could help recycle all of its plastic waste into uniforms and furniture.