Schindler Award - Competition Management

Competition Management

The Schindler Global Award is held under the leadership of the Schindler Group, again in collaboration with the ETH Zurich, Chair of Architecture and Urban Design, Professor Kees Christiaanse.

The knowledge base of the ETH, the innovation of the FCL and the expertise of Schindler come together in the Global Schindler Award.

Schindler Group

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Its innovative and environmentally-friendly access and transit-management systems make an important contribution to mobility in urban societies.

Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are 44,000 employees in over 100 countries.

ETH Zürich

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences.

It is well-known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for putting its new findings directly into practice. ETH Zurich regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world.

Founded in 1855, ETH Zurich today has some 18,000 students from over 100 different countries, 3,800 of whom are doctoral students. About 500 professors currently teach and conduct research in the areas of engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences.

ETH Zurich helps to find long-term solutions to global challenges. The focal points of its research include energy supply, risk management, developing the cities of the future, global food security and human health.

Future Cities Laboratory (FCL)

The FCL is a transdisciplinary research centre focused on urban sustainability in a global frame. It is the first research programme of the Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability. It is home to a community of over 100 PhD, postdoctoral and Professorial researchers working on diverse themes related to future cities and environmental sustainability.