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These 7 Airport Structures Will Wow Travelers This Summer

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Source: Bisnow

The summer travel season is about to kick off and a record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies. Airlines for America expects about 234 million passengers to fly on U.S. airlines this summer, which means plenty of travelers will visit various airports around the world. We took a look at some of the most architecturally stunning airports around the world.

Changi Airport’s Terminal 3 offers so many amenities that it may be hard to leave Singapore. There is a movie theater, a butterfly garden, a playground and a four-story slide. The terminal, designed by CPG Corp. and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, contains 919 skylights and reflector panels that control the amount of light entering the terminal. The skylights glow at night through concealed lighting below the panels. The terminal also features a five-story vertical garden spanning 1,000 feet along the side of the building.

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