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  1. Underground Bicycle Garage with an Elevator

    Bicycles are a widely used form of transportation in Tokyo, Japan. However, parked bicycles take up a great deal of public space that could otherwise be used for pedestrian foot traffic. A shortage of bicycle parking spaces leads to illegal parking and further congestion. To address this problem, a construction company called Giken has designed…

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  2. Ten Extreme Skyscrapers And Their Super Fast Elevators

    It seems that skyscrapers are getting taller and taller. Here is a look at 10 skyscrapers which are scheduled to grace skylines around the world by 2020 or before (some are already complete). With each picture is a breakdown of the number of elevators each building is designed to feature, along with their projected speed….

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  3. Otherwordly Escalators in a Swedish Subway

    The escalators of the subway system in Stockholm (Sweden) are probably not what you are used to seeing on your daily commute. Many of the city’s stations have a special design that transforms a once bleak underground space into a colorful and charming feast for the eyes. Who wouldn’t want to begin the day on…

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  4. Solar-Powered Elevator

    Imagine an elevator that would never get stuck in the event of a power outage. Well, Schindler is designing a solar-powered elevator that will do just that, not to mention reduce energy consumption and be generally awesome. Read more about this collaboration between Schindler and Solar Impulse here.

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  5. Hammetschwand Elevator

    The Hammetschwand Lift is the highest exterior elevator of Europe and is located in Switzerland. It connects a spectacular rock path with the lookout point Hammetschwand on the Bürgenstock plateau overlooking Lake Lucerne. The hotel resort Buergenstock located at 847 meters a.s.l. has been a popular vacation spot since 1872. Its attractiveness was enhanced by the spectacular path along the vertical rock face and by an outdoor…

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  6. Elevators of Disney

    Check out these photos and videos of elevators from Disney theme parks, resorts and cruise ships.  

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