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thyssenkrupp Elevator supports the efforts to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Jul 27, 2020
As urban populations continue to boom, the importance of ensuring all residents have equal access to transportation and public services has never been greater. URBAN HUB finds out what measures typically create easy accessibility for residents with low mobility and what new solutions are out there.
Jul 9, 2020
COVID-19 is not only challenging the medical field, it is affecting every sector of business and nearly every aspect of our daily lives. With social distancing rules put in place around the globe, it also impacts our use of elevators.
Jul 3, 2020
Companies with large vehicle fleets can make a substantial contribution to cleaner air – especially in cities – by investing in green vehicles, such as electric and hybrid cars. Maintenance, service, transport, and sales vehicles can all become cleaner and greener.
Jun 10, 2020
How will sustainable practices protect the environment and how will the changes needed to guard public health complement or contradict each other? Cities will especially grapple with this question, as urban planners adapt infrastructures and building guidelines to continue to be environmentally friendly but also promote practices that save lives. Some solutions may enable both in the future.
May 28, 2020
Moscow has seen a lot of construction since the turn of the 21st century – and much of that construction has been tall. Urban Hub reviews some of the most interesting construction projects and offers some insight from a local expert who has watched the construction boom since the beginning.
Apr 23, 2020
Fixing up the old doesn’t grab the headlines as much as bold, new architecture. Smith Tower in Seattle changes that. The historic details were preserved, and technology installed to give the tower a LEED Gold certification. URBAN HUB talks building modernization and sustainability with Steve Vining.
Mar 31, 2020
Short videos, especially timelapse videos, offer a great way to get an impression of the vast scope of large construction projects. Urban Hub presents some incredible, yet short videos of tall towers and large-scale construction projects.
Mar 26, 2020
Barcelona is famous as a smart city and a technology hub. That’s no accident. When Barcelona was in deep economic trouble not so long ago, it took a bold vision, inspired planning, and solid execution to transform the city. New smart mobility solutions are helping to solidify that success.
Mar 18, 2020
From the Burnham Plan to the reversal of the Chicago River, Chicago projects have always been impressive. Today, the Windy City’s legacy of innovation continues with projects like the expansion of O’Hare International Airport, the Lincoln Yards, and “The 78”.
Mar 9, 2020
Moving walkways once graced World Fairs as futuristic solutions for cities, but focus shifted to moving up and down as skyscrapers got taller. Now as urban populations boom, planners need to address moving people through the city. Could the moving walkway be part of the solution? URBAN HUB finds out.
Mar 5, 2020
5G networks are already up and running in several cities. Soon, much of the world will be connected to this new standard in mobile telecommunications. 5G will provide a quantum leap in connectivity that radically expands and improves consumer choices, business opportunities, and city services.
Feb 25, 2020
From the first to the 102nd floor in 60 seconds. Our high-speed elevators transport 14,000 people each day to the platform of America’s tallest building: the One World Trade Center.
Feb 21, 2020
Top-notch expertise in manufacturing, installation, service, and maintenance from one single source
Feb 19, 2020
Many cities have a lot of history, and much of that is buried in the ground beneath them. An ancient city that continues to be a modern urban center must balance the need to preserve its archaeological heritage with the needs of today – including mobility. But how? Some cities in Italy offer answers.
Feb 17, 2020
Our solution: Customer Experience Centers to experience our product portfolio through digital technologies such as virtual reality and interactive apps.
Feb 12, 2020
The first Smart Data technological warehouse has opened in Madrid. It increases the efficiency and sustainability of maintenance for urban solutions like elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, and is part of an ongoing process that uses digital technology to improve customers’ mobility experiences.
Feb 11, 2020
Service and maintenance are the heart of our business which we are continuously striving to improve. Our goal: Optimizing our service experience to meet the standards of a digitalized world.
Feb 10, 2020
Art in the city has been experiencing a boost from technology and new innovations in recent years. The result? A new generation of exciting exhibition spaces and art lovers. Visitors are flocking to digital, interactive spaces around the world to see, be inspired, and create.
Feb 7, 2020
A digitized warehouse in Spain is to supply spare parts for several countries in a revolutionary concept.
Feb 5, 2020
thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Research, Development and Innovation Center in Gijon – the largest city in Asturias, Spain – has been going from strength to strength since its opening in 2009 as a real-scale prototype laboratory. Over the past decade, the center has been a major contributor to thyssenkrupp Elevator’s success in becoming the leading innovator within its sector.
Jan 30, 2020
Alison Powers studied mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech and now works in Atlanta as the Head of Research and Innovation at thyssenkrupp Elevator. URBAN HUB talks with her about why Atlanta is such an innovative place to be, and the challenges women face in the field.
Jan 21, 2020
The Lunar New Year follows an ancient calendar that combines lunar and solar elements and uses a repeating 60-year cycle based on elements of Asian astrology and philosophy. It is a time to celebrate and to travel. URBAN HUB looks at some spectacular celebrations around the world.
Jan 20, 2020
With our Mixed-Reality device, Microsoft HoloLens, our employees measure the area of our customers’ home where the stair lift is to be installed. In this way, all the necessary information and every contributing factor unique to each customer’s home is considered in the implementation of our stair lifts.
Jan 15, 2020
London has been on a course of transformation for at least a decade and shows no signs of slowing. Never before in its history has London seen such record-breaking levels of construction. URBAN HUB looks at some of the buildings and projects set to change the look and feel of London.
Jan 13, 2020
Service is at the heart of our business and means more to us than just completing production chains and new installations.
Jan 10, 2020
Technicians who can be on the road with the right spare parts in their car are a key factor in improving efficiency and service quality.
Jan 9, 2020
What began in 1903 with the first flight of the Wright brothers, has become one of the main means of transportation today. Globalization has made flying the new normal in the Western world and connects people all over the planet. Today's standard will advance extremely in the coming years.
Jan 8, 2020
Because of growing environmental concerns – and clogged roads, poor parking, and airport queues – train travel is back on track as a leading mobility solution.
Jan 3, 2020
How ready is your city for a crisis? As cities look to bolster their infrastructure against a rising tide of natural disasters, the concept of urban resilience is growing in popularity.
Dec 19, 2019
Who doesn't know the feeling of disappointment when you enter the office building at the last minute only to find out that the elevator is down?