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A New Chapter

A New Chapter

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2021

Otis delivers stunning elevators to OKO Towers, a pair of high rises in Moscow’s booming building site.

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Sky Ring Inclined Elevators

Sky Ring Inclined Elevators

By rc-Admin | February 1, 2021

Located in the internationally renowned tourist attraction Sanya City in Hainan Province, China, the first phase of Sanya International Duty Free City was opened in September 2014. With a commercial area of more than 70,000 m2, it is a collection of tax-free shopping, dining and entertainment, and cultural exhibitions. The high-end retail commercial complex is…

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Skyline Plus ONE

Skyline Plus “ONE”

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2020

High rise under construction in Frankfurt, Germany, uses KONE high-performance elevators. ONE office and hotel tower by investor and developer CA Immo, 190 m tall, 49 stories high and standing at the junction between the banking district and trade fair grounds, describes itself as Frankfurt’s first vertical campus. When completed in early 2022 (with no…

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New-Heights

New Heights

By rc-Admin | October 1, 2020

Newly completed Leonardo claims title as South Africa’s tallest building. by Shem Oirere, EW Correspondent South Africa’s potential to be a market leader in having Africa’s tallest skyscrapers was reaffirmed last year when the US$172-million Leonardo tower was completed after nearly five years of construction. The Leonardo, located at 75 Maude Street in Sandton, Johannesburg,…

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Prestige-Made-in-France

Prestige, Made in France

By Kaija Wilkinson | October 1, 2020

by Kaija Wilkinson photos © Nicolas Swickel Otis has been involved with the vertical-transportation (VT) system at Stade Roland-Garros tennis complex in Paris for more than 40 years. A tennis fan, Otis New Equipment Director Léopold Bernard tells your author his favorite tennis player is Switzerland’s Roger Federer, who won the men’s singles title at…

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Here-for-the-Beer

Here for the Beer

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

Thyssenkrupp escalators enhance the experience at the Estrella Galicia World MEGA Museum. by Antonio Cabezos Magariño and Juan Pablo Onrubia Ayuso The Estrella Galicia World MEGA Museum, located in the old boiler room of the A Grela brewery in A Coruña, Spain, is a 3,000-m2 exhibition space dedicated to beer and the process of brewing.…

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Figure-12

The Peccioli Case

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

by Carlo Ferrari Peccioli, Italy, is a town in the province of Pisa in Tuscany. From its hilltop locale, it dominates the Valley of the Era along a route that leads from Volterra to Pisa. Narrow streets and steep alleys called chiassi characterize the medieval topography of the historical center. Piazza del Popolo, in the…

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Top Side Acces

Top Side Acces

By rc-Admin | August 1, 2020

Dongnan Elevator creates a helicopter apron elevator for One Shenzhen Bay. by Shirley Zhao and Peng Jie, EW Correspondent One Shenzhen Bay is a mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China, comprising six luxury residential towers, one office tower and a supertall that houses offices, serviced apartments and a hotel. Atop the roughly 341-m-tall centerpiece tower is…

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Lovely-in-Lovely-in-Lisbonisbon

Lovely in Lovely in Lisbonisbon

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2020

The Bairro Alto Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, exudes the bohemian charm and cosmopolitan outlook of its location between two of the city’s iconic neighborhoods. by Helena Calado Lisbon, Portugal, is a bohemian and inspiring city, where tradition meets irreverence at every corner. These attributes are embodied in the Bairro Alto Hotel, a pioneer of five-star…

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A-New-Face-for-Dubai

A New Face for Dubai

By rc-Admin | May 1, 2020

thyssenkrupp VT enhances visits to Dubai Frame. Submitted by thyssenkrupp Elevator UAE For its 2009 International Architecture Award, thyssenkrupp Elevator asked entrants from around the world to submit a design for a tall, emblematic structure that would promote “the New Face for Dubai.” The contest garnered 926 proposals, and a jury including 11 international architects…

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