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Project of the Year 2014
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Residential Elevator Installation, Orange County, California

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

Category 8: Private-Residence Elevators submitted by Farid Waleh, Custom Cabs, Inc. Installed in 2012, the elevator in this beach house on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean promises to be a conversation piece for years to come. It is constructed of glass and stainless steel to blend in and complement the house’s sleek, modern design…

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

Category 5: Moving Walks submitted by Kellie Lindquist, KONE Inc. Driven by code, safety and reliability factors, Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corp. (AATC) contracted with KONE in September 2009 for Phase 1 of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport “Vertical Transportation Upgrades” project. The scope was expanded in May 2011, when Phase 2 of the project was…

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Makkah Clock Tower Chairlift Project, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

submitted by Dr. Peter Klaus Kirner, ThyssenKrupp Access Solutions GmbHphotos courtesy of SL Rasch, ThyssenKrupp Access and Beyt Almeraj In 2012, ThyssenKrupp Access Solutions GmbH installed what is probably the highest chairlift in the world. The “Flow” was considered the only possible chairlift solution due to its patented Advanced Swivel and Leveling (ASL) technology. The…

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Ford Motor Co., Building One, Dearborn, Michigan

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

Category 4: Escalators, Modernization submitted by Begoña Flores Canseco and Juan Fernandez Fidalgo, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Southern Europe, Africa & Middle East By replacing a 1953 Westinghouse escalator in Ford Motor Co.’s R&D plant with a safe, energy-efficient, code-compliant unit, ThyssenKrupp Elevator became a part of the automotive giant’s efforts to bring its operations into the…

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Torrassa Station, Barcelona Metro Line 9, Barcelona, Spain

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

Category 3: Escalators, New Construction submitted by Begoña Flores Canseco, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Southern Europe, Africa and Middle East Barcelona Metro’s Line 9 weds form and function, and that goes for its escalator system, as well. ThyssenKrupp Elevadores’ installation of 26 units in March 2013 involved going to great depths, conducting rigorous testing and finding solutions…

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The Statue of Liberty – Life and Safety Upgrades, Liberty Island, New York

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

Category 1: Elevators, New Construction submitted by Douglas J. Muttart and TinaMarie Cortina, Liberty Elevator Corp. The Statue of Liberty is synonymous with American freedom. When the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred, that freedom was visibly shaken. Despite those horrific events, Americans emerged with a sense of resilience and determination reflective in our…

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Project of the Year 2014

By Elevator World | January 1, 2014

ELEVATOR WORLD is pleased to present the 2014 Project of the Year contest winners in this issue. This year, EW received 21 entries in six categories. Our highly regarded panel of judges scrutinized each entry and, as always, had difficult decisions to make. Each project entry exemplified team members joining together to overcome challenges, while…

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