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Bloomberg London

By Elevator World | January 1, 2019

KONE provides showcase pieces to “the most sustainable office development in the world.” London, England Financial services giant Bloomberg decided to construct its European headquarters in London, setting out to create a space respectful of the past, present and future. The headquarters occupies an entire city block in the heart of historic London. Its 18…

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Downtown Row House Chicago Illinois

Downtown Row House Chicago, Illinois

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

Architecturally elegant clear acrylic elevator is a perfect complement to home featuring lots of glass. submitted by Katrina Maheu, Savariawritten by Jesse Simmons, Savaria Gracefully ascending through the center of a row home in downtown Chicago, this breathtaking octagonal elevator blends fine art with function. The innovative project transforms the elevator into an architectural element…

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Bilbao Athletic Museum Bilbao, Spain

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

thyssenkrupp escalators rise to the occasion at Bilbao Athletic Museum. submitted by Gabriela Pieschacón, thyssenkrupp Elevator written by Juan Pablo Onrubia, thyssenkrupp Elevator The Bilbao Athletic Museum (Athletic de Bilbao Museum) is on the ground floor of the award-winning San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao, Spain, a landmark sports facility that opened in 2013 to a…

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City Centre Elevator Modernization Tallahassee Florida

City Centre Elevator Modernization Tallahassee, Florida

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

Safety, ride comfort, performance, passenger experience and energy efficiency are brought up to the latest standards. Submitted by Tray Edmonds, Southeastern Elevator Consulting The City Centre elevator modernization project is not the largest or most-recognized elevator modernization project in the world, but it represents a unique application of an existing elevator dispatching system. City Centre…

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Project of the Year 2018

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

An introduction to this year’s contest and winners EW is pleased to present the 2018 Project of the Year contest winners in this issue. We received many outstanding entries in all nine categories. Judges scrutinized each entry and, again, had difficult decisions to make. Each entry exemplified team members joining together to overcome challenges, while…

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Lotte World Tower Seoul South Korea

Lotte World Tower Seoul, South Korea

By Elevator World | January 1, 2018

One-of-a-kind, record-breaking installation is an engineering and artistic marvel. submitted by Evelyne Lee, Otis Elevator Koreawritten by Hunil Kim, Otis Elevator Korea Since Elisha Graves Otis invented the first safety elevator more than 160 years ago, Otis has evolved to include passenger, freight and service units, and progressed from wooden interiors to all-glass cabs —…

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Maersk Oil Rig Lift North Sea

By Katerina Manolopoulou | January 1, 2017

Working with partners around the globe, DOPPLER designed a lift that provides safety and comfort in one of the world’s harshest environments. submitted by Katerina Manolopoulou, DOPPLER S.A. Maersk Drilling is a global oil and gas production company that provides drilling services to oil companies around the world. The head offices are in Copenhagen, Denmark,…

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Round Glass Elevator Salt Lake County, Utah

By Farid Waleh | January 1, 2017

Custom Cabs outfits private residence with floating lift. submitted by Farid Waleh, Custom Cabs Inc. The glass elevator serves as an important design element in this private residence in Utah. Its conspicuous tower encloses it, while an elegant staircase winds its way around the shaft. Its skylight creates a special light effect inside the shaft.…

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Jwacheon-Dong Inclined Elevator Busan, South Korea

By Achim Hütter | January 1, 2017

System enhances mobility in densely populated city of “many mountains.” submitted by Achim Hütter, Achim Hütter Consulting Busan means “many mountains,” and Busan City, South Korea, is hilly and mountainous. It is the second-largest city in South Korea after Seoul, with a population of approximately 3.6 million, and is the cultural, educational and economic center…

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Denver, Colorado

By Elise King | January 1, 2017

KONE provides “a living exhibit” at busy museum under giant skeleton submitted by Elise King, KONE, Inc. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the fourth-largest natural history museum in the U.S. and is a cultural icon that welcomes visitors from all over the world. The museum is 116 years old, averages 1.6 million…

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