THE NEW FLOATING APPLE STORE IN SINGAPORE
On the interior wall of the sphere there are baffles that create shade and what Apple is calling a “nighttime lighting effect.”
As well as a shop floor with all the usual gadgets on display, the dome houses a video screen and seating area to host the various talks and tutorials Apple likes to give at its stores. Underneath the dome and the surface of the bay is a lower level. Apple says this space includes the company’s “first underwater Boardroom,” where “entrepreneurs and developers interested in receiving training and advice can meet with Apple team members.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to open the breathtaking Apple Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, building on our commitment to this special place that began more than 40 years ago,” said Apple’s senior vice president of Retail + People, Deirdre O’Brien, in a press statement.
Τhe store “include the same measures found at Singapore’s other Apple Stores” regarding ongoing COVID-19 health and safety efforts, which include limited occupancy, mask wearing and other sanitization requirements.