KONE Outfitting “Living Sculpture” In Downtown Vancouver


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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE OUTFITTING “LIVING SCULPTURE” IN DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER KONE has been selected to provide the elevator system for a 25-story office tower at 400 West Georgia Street in downtown Vancouver, Canada. Described as a "living sculpture," the building was designed by OSO of Tokyo and resembles stacked boxes. Aiming for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum certification, it incorporates features such as a triple-paned curtain wall, glass floors, column-free space and extensive landscaping. Installation of the VT system is scheduled to start this summer, and consists of eight high-speed MiniSpaceTM, four MonoSpace® 700 and one MonoSpace 500 elevators, as well as a destination-control system. The developer is Westbank Project Corp. of Vancouver, and the general contractor is EllisDon Construction. Image credit: OSO of Tokyo To read the full transcript of today's podcast, visit: elevatorworld.com/news Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play|SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

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