Video: Discovery Slides at the Jewel Changi Airport
Basic Information of This Sculpture
Art Sculpture No. & Name: Discovery Slides at the Jewel Changi Airport / stainless steel facade sculpture| Sculpture No. 125
Dimension (Height x Width x Depth): L21m(69ft) *W15m(49ft)* H7m (H23ft) / L21m(69ft) *W15m(49ft)* H7m (H23ft)
Material: Surface stainless steel 316L + Internal structure mild steel
Finish: Mirror Polishing
Artwork Finished Time: 2018
Installation Location: Singapore
Large mirror polished seamless stainless steel facade sculpture| Sculpture No. 125
About this Artwork
The Discovery Slides playground spans over 18 metres by 16.7 metres in length and stands at 7.5 metres high at the highest point of the platform.
The Slide internal Installation was completed in the year of 2018. It was installed in the Jewel Changi Airport. e attraction is located in the Canopy Park on the highest level of the new development, which includes a shopping mall, attraction park and a garden, all in front of Terminal 1. In this canopied park, more than 1400 trees and palms will be housed alongside many other attractions. Creating the ultimate airport experience, and convincing travellers to go through Singapore’s Changi airport instead of others.
A continuous and seamless polished steel skin wrapping around the three cones holding up the large access platform. A shiny jewel in the green forest valley of the park. It is an object that will attract people from afar. The shell, with its liquid mercury form, borrows the motion and aesthetic of its surroundings. It directs and accentuates focus on its surroundings so visitors can experience infinite and surreal reflections of themselves and their surroundings.
Design and 3D Rendering of Discovery Slides playground
3 D Model of Discovery Slides playground Singapore
Fabrication progress at sino foundry Discovery Slides playground
Singapore client inspected the quality at our Xiamen factory
Loading the container at Sino Sculpture Xiamen Foundry
Site installation at Discovery Slides at the Jewel Changi Airport
Discovery Slides was installted at Singapore
Discovery Slides was installted at Singapore 2019
Packing & Shipping of Large Mirror Stainless Steel Sculpture
Before fabrication, we will make a suitable packing and shipping plan for large mirror stainless steelseamless facade sculpture project. We have coordinate the professional artwork crates company who can pack the sculptures in export standard. Cooperating with the specialized shipping agent for the shipping service in ocean shipping, air cargo and international express, to ensure the clients will receive the mirror stainless steel seamless facade sculpture artworks without any damages and timely.
Installation Cases and Introduction.
For large large mirror stainless steel seamless seamless facade sculptures, and projects, it commonly will cut into many sections for shipping, and then reassembled at site, we Sino Sculpture have a professional overseas installation team. They can handle the site installation work coordinates with local technicians. We Sino sculpture also can provide technicians to the site for installation instruction and support for the client’s installation. For easy-handling installation work, the instruction drawings will be provided and the client can install it refer to it by themselves to cost-saving. Any how, we Sino will give a best and easy-operated method for every client. Below is the last 5 years typical projects site installation over the world.
1. What are the main materials you used to make sculptures?
-Stainless steel in degree of 304, 316, 316L.
-Silicon Bronze; Tin bronze; Copper.
2. What is the main material used as the internal structure?
- 304 degree stainless steel;
3. What are the main methods or crafts you used to make a sculpture?
- Hand forging (new type of sculpture fabrication)
- Casting (Traditional way)
4. What is the progress of the above 2 crafts and any differences?
-Hand Forging: Modeling - Cutting metal panels - Hammered & shaped metal panels by hands - Welding&assembly - Grinding & finish -Installation.
-Casting - Modeling - Lost Wax/sand casting - Welding&assembly - Grinding&Polishing - Installation.
The main difference of the 2 crafts is that, hand forging is a way that directly use metal panels to shape the form of the model, which is similar to wear a cloth outside of the model. It will not change the material’s physical characteristics, no need to heat and melt the metal material. While traditional Casting have to heat by coal, it may cause its chemical component changed and caused some pollution(air pollution, solid pollution etc.).
5. What is the main finish you can do?
-Stainless steel sculpture - mirror polishing, hair line, spray painting, gold leaf, electroplate, titanizing, patina.
- Bronze/Copper sculpture - patina, spray painting, gold leaf, gilding.
6. How do you pack the sculptures and which way you can deliver?
-Small size sculpture, first is a very soft and fine pearl foam to wrap the sculpture safely, and second is bubble plastic air bubble film to wrap, and then put it into a plywood box which 6 insides were covered by 5mm thick pearl foam, and fixing the sculpture in the export standard box security in by extra soft material.
-Large sculptures, cut it into small sections based on the loading dimension of Containers, and then pack each section with steel frame.
-Deliver way, sea freight, air freight. rail freight, express.
7. What are the trade terms you company can be applied?
-EXW, FOB, CIF, DDU, DDP etc.
8. How is about the payment terms of your company?
-T/T, 20%-50% as the deposit, and the balance shall be paid before shipping.
9. Can I come to visit your factory?
-We Sino warmly welcome any time.