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EW Plans Special Regional Section On Chicago

By Elevator World | February 6, 2021

ELEVATOR WORLD’s March issue will offer a Special Regional Section on Chicago. Look for industry profiles, project spotlights, market trends, and more from the Windy City. There will be bonus distribution of the issue to the top 500 Chicago design/architectural firms, building owners, managers, and developers. In addition, the issue will feature a Special Advertising…

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Art in Motion

By Farid Waleh | November 1, 2020

by Farid Waleh Every once in a while, an architect requires a design that challenges the elevator industry. One such job was the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) expansion in NYC. Originating in fall 2016, with the elevators delivered in late 2019, the job involved a trio of custom units serving a revamped retail area.…

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Cabin Design

By Muharrem B. Çakirer | May 1, 2020

Thinking of design first helps prevent creating obstacles for the disabled, while enhancing accessibility. by Muharrem Çakırer Design is the way to show how beautiful any product can be. As the elevator cab carries people and goods and is the part of the elevator visible to the end user, it is one of the two…

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Loewe Circular Lift

By Lee Dean | May 1, 2020

Careful redesign showcases bespoke panoramic lift. by Lee Dean When Loewe, the LVMH-owned luxury fashion house, planned a new flagship store on New Bond Street in London, developer Loewe Hermanos (UK) Ltd. and architect Loewe Architecture Dept. wanted to make a statement. Taking over the grade-II-listed building at 41-42 New Bond Street (which had been…

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Elevator Signal Fixtures and User Features

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

Documenting the various signal fixtures, their terminologies and their unique applicability Signal fixtures such as push buttons, indicators, hall lanterns and displays play an important role in any elevator installation in communicating and/or exchanging information with the actual users of an elevator. From very basic origins, today’s signal fixtures have been developed extensively by the…

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Let There be Light!

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

In this Reader’s Platform, your author discusses the impact of lighting on your elevator interior. As any experienced salesperson will tell you, travel is just part of the job. As an account executive for an LED lighting manufacturer, you start to notice things that may go unseen by the untrained eye. Whether it’s an architect,…

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Building-on-a-Legacy

Building on a Legacy

By Lee Freeland | June 1, 2016

Nationwide manufacturer Eklund’s, Inc. crafts complete elevator cabs and custom elevator interiors for both new construction projects and renovations. Its “total elevator cab solutions” include design, manufacturing and installation of luxury, custom-crafted cabs and interiors, and a wide selection of StreamLine standard cab interiors. With customers in the U.S. from coast to coast, its projects…

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Where Does Engineering Meet Art?

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

This Reader’s Platform addresses the effect of visual elevator design on impressions and perceptions. Elevators have changed since their first reference to one having been built by Archimedes in 236 BCE. Today, they not only move passengers up and down buildings in terms of transportation, they also move people emotionally in terms of design. Every…

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Pre-Engineered Elevator Cab Solutions

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

Taking the complexity out of aesthetics When planning an elevator modernization, the focus is most typically on the operational aspects of the equipment. New technologies and products are typically designed to make elevators more reliable, safer and faster. Most elevator companies have expertise in these areas, with employees trained in the mechanical and electrical aspects…

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More than Just Design

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But, of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.” – Steve Jobs Often overlooked, the elevator-cab interior is an extension of any building’s lobby – the feel of the space. Other than first-floor offices, the elevator is the one place…

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