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New York City preparing new codes for evacuation elevators

Rookery Building, Chicago. Photo: Velvet via Wikimedia Commons

April 14, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New York City’s Fire, Buildings, and City Planning Departments in New York are writing rules to g...

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Illustration: KONE
November 04, 2014 | KONE

The JumpLift system from KONE uses a mobile machine room that moves upward as the construction pr...

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July 21, 2014 | Schindler Elevator Corporation

Pennsylvania plant is the first LEED Gold certified elevator manufacturing facility in North Amer...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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March 13, 2013 | Pamela Dittmer McKuen, Contributing Editor

New elevator technology enables Detroit’s Cobo Center to replace its escalators without disruptio...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

Towers 1 and 2about 450 meters and 390 meters tall, respectivelyshare an archi
May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Supertall two-tower complex located in Seoul’s Yongsan International Business District.

UNT students and staff get hands-on experience working with green technologies a
May 03, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The living lab—the only one of its kind in Texas—is designed to test various technologies and sys...

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Mitsubishi Electric newly developed a control cable that is 20% lighter than the
April 02, 2012 | By BBC

The operation of the elevator is scheduled to begin in 2014.

January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Harley Ellis Devereaux will relocate the employees in its current Berkeley, Calif., office to the...

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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Sterling Elevator acquisition
December 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The acquisition of Sterling Elevator Services Corporation is the third acquisition completed by T...

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Griffin Electric Cary Arts Center fire pump chiller handler elevators
November 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff


The Griffin Electric team was responsible for replacing the previous electrical service...

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October 12, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Elevators and escalators have been re-engineered to help building owners reduce energy consumptio...

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October 11, 2011 | By BD+C

The conclusive and independent third-party validation process is another step toward a green prod...

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October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff


Wins reinforce Otis’ position as leader in energy-efficient products.

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The energy-efficient NCE escalator from Otis offers customers substantial “green” benefits.

September 26, 2011 | BD+C Staff

Elevator fixture line to operate independently of safety edge and communication business.

September 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The project was one of three to win the award in the category of Architectural/Non-Residential. ...

April 18, 2011 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/SD learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

October 13, 2010

The $4.8 million Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford, Ill., commemorates explorers Meriw...

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July 08, 2009 | Norman B. Martin, Chief Elevator Inspector, State of Ohio
| BD+C Staff

ThyssenKrupp's latest offering, named MULTI, will allow several cabins in the same shaft to move...

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