Category: SEES News

  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. Elevators of Disney

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

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  4. Incline Elevators

    An incline elevator is an elevator that runs on an angle rather than straight up and down. Check out some videos of these fascinating machines. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EcmpaaeysA  

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  5. Zhangjiajie Bailong Elevator

      Zhangjiajie Bailong Elevator (Chinese百龙电梯), is a glass elevator built on the side of a huge rock in the Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie, China,1070 ft (330m) high. The construction of the Bailong lift began in October 1999, and was open to the public in 2002. Claimed to be the world’s tallest glass elevator, Bailong Elevator is…

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  6. The Unwritten Rules of Elevator Etiquette

    In the article below, body language expert Janine Driver explains how to make elevator rides less awkward.  For some it’s just a quick lift, but on some level, many people find the elevator to be one awkward and uncomfortable place — and not just claustrophobics. Though an elevator ride usually lasts less than 30 seconds,…

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