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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 22nd Annual Project of the Year Awards.

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 2020 issue of EW, and the winners in each category will be acknowledged with an award of recognition.

This year's categories:

  • Elevators – New Construction
  • Elevators – Modernization
  • NEW — Elevators – Upgrades + Repairs
  • Escalators – New Construction
  • Escalators – Modernization
  • NEW — Escalators – Upgrades + Repairs
  • Moving Walks
Inclined Elevators
Platforms Lifts + Stairway Chairlifts
  • Private-Residence Elevators
  • Special-Purpose Lifts


2019 Winners:

Elevators, New Construction: Bloomberg London

Location: London, England

Submitted by KONE plc, Great Britain


Elevators, Modernization: The Riverside Centre

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Submitted by Norman Disney & Young, KONE Elevators & GPT


Escalators, New Construction: TheAvenues’ Phase IV

Location: Al-Rai, Kuwait

Submitted by AG Melco Elevator Kuwait Co. W.L.L.


Escalators, Modernization: Los Angeles Central Library

Location: Los Angeles, California

Submitted by Los Angeles Central Library and KONE, Inc


Moving Walks: Urban Accessibility of Santander

Location:Santander, Spain

Submitted by thyssenKrupp Elevatores, S.L.U.


Inclined Elevators: A Scenic View: Patuxent State Park Observation Tower

Location: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Submitted by Hill Hiker, Inc.


Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts: Pembroke 1201 Lobby Entrance

Location: New York, New York

Submitted by Handi-Lift, Inc.


Private-Residence Elevators: Artisan Elevator

Location: Cornwall on the Hudson, New York

Submitted by Nationwide Lifts


Special Purpose Lifts: Bran Castle Time Tunnel

Location: Bran, Romania

Submitted by ELMAS


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