It’s that time again! Submit your vertical, horizontal or inclined transportation system of an innovative design, special application or approach that has solved a major problem or overcome a unique challenge to the ELEVATOR WORLD 18th Annual Project of the Year Awards. Please read this year’s rules carefully, as some requirements have changed.

All entries will be judged and categorized as received by an impartial panel of experienced industry professionals and experts. Projects will be judged on the following: innovation, originality and creativity, challenges overcome, installation methods and techniques, the use of advanced technology, and overall quality of presentation.

Winning entries will be published in the January 2016 issue of EW, and the winners in each category will be acknowledged with an award of recognition.

Download the 2016 Project of the Year entry form

Congratulations to the 2015 Project of the Year winners:

Category 1: Elevators, New Construction
Project: Macquarie Bank Headquarters, Sydney, Australia
Submitted by Schindler Lifts Australia, Ltd.

Category 2: Elevators, Modernization
Project: Counterweightless Elevator (CB Konzept), Madrid, Spain
Submitted by ThyssenKrupp Elevator Southern Europe, Africa and Middle East

Category 3: Escalators, New Construction
Project: Mount Tianmen Tourism Tunnel Escalators, Zhangjiajie, China
Submitted by Canny Elevator Co. Ltd.

Category 4: Escalators, Modernization
Project: SeaTac International Airport, Seattle, Washington
Submitted by KONE, Inc.

Category 5: Moving Walks
Project: Dubai Mall Metro Link, Dubai, U.A.E.
Submitted by ThyssenKrupp Elevator Southern Europe, Africa and Middle East

Category 6: Inclined Elevators
Project: Discovery Bay North, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Submitted by Achim Hütter Consulting

Category 7: Accessibility Systems
Project: Helicopter Blade Lift & Safety Rails, Corpus Christi, Texas
Submitted by Gillespie Corp.

Category 8: Private Residency Elevators
Project: Glass Elevator with Cove Lighting, Toronto, Canada
Submitted by UT Elevator Inc.

Category 9: Automated People Movers
Project: N/A

Project Categories:

  • Elevators, New Construction
  • Elevators, Modernization
  • Escalators, New Construction
  • Escalators, Modernization
  • Moving Walks
  • Inclined Elevators
  • Platform Lifts & Stairway Chairlifts
  • Private-Residence Elevators

Think one or more of your projects has what it takes to be a winner?  Email editorial@elevatorworld.com for more information.  Deadline is August 31, 2015.