Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

Online Extras for February 2017

• More photos from 3 World Trade Center Update and Global Lifts and Escalators Expo 2016 • A video from the books reviewed • More on this Month’s Last Glance • A building code interpretation as referenced in this month’s CE article • FEBUARY WEB EXCLUSIVE: “Q&A with Pam Stoneham, Durham College“ Patents In addition […]

Continue Reading...

2016 CTBUH

The 15th Annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Best Tall Building Symposium occurred on November 3, 2016, on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. The event consisted of three sessions (each of which included four presentations), followed by a reception and awards dinner. This event remains unique in […]

Continue Reading...

It’s a Tall World

by Ricia Sturgeon-Hendrick Nothing says tall like New York City (NYC) . . . and Shanghai . . . and Dubai . . . and Taipei . . . and Mexico City . . . and Frankfurt . . . and Chicago. Actually, Chicago said it all; it is there that the Council on Tall […]

Continue Reading...

Web Exclusive – February 2017

Female elevator mechanics? Of course. by Kaija Wilkinson Pam Stoneham, associate dean of START at Durham College, speaks about her trades background, mentoring and the bright outlook for the college’s EDM program for women, which is featured in our March issue. EW: What was your entry into the trades? PD: Right out of high school, I […]

Continue Reading...

Heilbronn 2016 Presentations

Presentations from European Lift Congress Heilbronn 2016 Bonatre: Well Ventilation Choleau: A Variable Lift System for Modern Buildings Zapf: Vibration Simulations in Lifts with Ropes and Belts Ligüerre: Latest Developments at ELA Gharibaan: Status of European Standards for Lifts

Continue Reading...

POY 2017

Elevator World’s 19th Annual Project of the Year EW is pleased to present the 2017 Project of the Year contest winners in this issue. This year, we received many outstanding entries in seven categories. Qualified judges scrutinized each entry and again had difficult decisions to make. Each entry exemplified team members joining together to overcome challenges, […]

Continue Reading...

January 2017 Editor’s Overview

Inspiration Versus Perspiration by Ricia Sturgeon-Hendrick Invention has often been consigned to filling a great need, the combination of desperation and perspiration. I like to think of invention, instead, as that creative spark that comes from what George Strakosch called “blue-skying” — not just filling a need, but a brilliant leap that takes us into […]

Continue Reading...

Historic Wooden Escalators in Sydney

Historic Wooden Escalators in Sydney by Lee Freeland Following ELEVATOR WORLD’s report (via The Sydney Morning Herald in ELENET 656) that a Transport for New South Wales application sought the removal of four wooden escalators at Sydney’s busy Wynyard Station in August, Schindler Lifts Australia Pty. Ltd. National Supply Chain Manager Dave Judd sent EW […]

Continue Reading...

Online Extras for January 2017

• Photos and presentations from European Lift Congress Heilbronn 2016 • Bonus material from this year’s EW Project of the Year winners: “The Denver Museum of Nature & Science” in Denver, “The Metropolis Trust Building” in San Francisco and “Pasco de la Reforma V-1504 Lux VPL” in Mexico City • Drone footage of the ”new […]

Continue Reading...

Close the Door

By: Ricia Sturgeon-Hendrick Remember when your mother used to say, “Close the door” (because you were letting flies in — or air-conditioning out). It is appropriate for the December editorial that we are closing the door on a year of extreme highs and lows — and stress. As I write this, the U.S. election is […]

Continue Reading...