Vertical Transportation

Elevator, Magnet Elevator, High Rise, ThyssenKrupp, Germany, Rottweil

The tower's location in Rottweil, Germany, was selected because of its proximity to roughly 10,000 engineering students in area universities. Photos courtesy ThyssenKrupp

August 05, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor

The 761-foot concrete tower will enable the manufacturer to test its maglev elevator prototypes....

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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
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