Meet the breathtaking Kinetic Rain sculpture

Located at Singapore's Changi airport and made up of 608 bronze droplets, the piece reshapes itself into various three-dimensional forms.

Kinetic Rain
The entire installation is made up of 608 teardrops. Jacqueline Seng/CNET Asia

Located in the departure hall of Singapore's Changi Airport Terminal 1 is a new installation that's a sight to behold. The Kinetic Rain sculpture consists of two segments that use 1,216 aluminum droplets coated in bronze, individually attached to motors located in the ceiling.

The droplets transform into various shapes by moving up and down, and the patterns are controlled by special custom software created by German design house Art+Com. The sculpture is part of the Terminal 1's $400 million upgrade, which has just been completed.

Check out the video below to see just how magical it all is. For still more, here's the "making of" video.

(Source: Crave Asia)

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