In the mid-1990s elevator giant Otis conducted a research project called Odyssey. Otis developed an elevator system that allowed elevator cab occupants to travel both vertically and horizontally within the same cab, with the option to travel vertically again. Illustrations: Douglas J. King, VOA Associates
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Houston’s TMCx links students and researchers at The Texas Medical Center campus to bio-tech start-ups and their investors. Image © Gensler
It’s particularly important for sensitive communication, when having tone and body language for context makes a difference.
Students cozy up to the windows for the first time, thanks to innovations in curtain wall technology that allows for high-performance insulation. Images: Perkins+Will