Vitro Architectural Glass announced that Solarban 70XL and Solarban 72 solar control, low-E glasses and Starphire Ultra-Clear glass have been selected for the Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) complex in the heart of Singapore Changi International Airport.
Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, the structure will feature a distinctive dome-shaped façade made of steel and glass. The complex merges a vibrant marketplace and urban park side-by-side. It is set to open in 2019
Solarban 70XL glass was selected to glaze the dome-shaped facade while Solarban 72 glass was specified for the pedestrian bridges that will connect Terminals 2 and 3 to Jewel.
Two Vitro-certified global fabricators are working on the project. GnT Glass Company Ltd. is the glass fabricator for the dome. Wujiang Golden Glass Technologies is performing the same role for the linking bridges. Da Di Glass will supply Starphire Ultra-Clear glass for interior applications.