For more than a decade Schindler has been providing landmark buildings in around the world with groundbreaking vertical transportation – and maintaining them in top condition. From a small two-story commercial building to a skyscraper in a major city, Schindler solutions for new installations, maintenance and modernization are unsurpassed.
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We realize the way people use technology is rapidly evolving, hence we created a transit management system that is tailored to the needs of building owners and their occupants. With the highly-efficient PORT Technology, buildings owners are able to manage traffic flow and energy-use efficiently, while providing its tenants with state-of-the-art communication, security, energy-saving and sleek-design features. Our regenerative drive systems give electricity back to the grid to power other devices, without harmonic distortion. Combined with waste management during installation, these Schindler systems can contribute to green building certification.
The best buildings begin with intelligent planning
Schindler works closely with the clients’ project teams right from the early stages of building design. Our specialists provide precise traffic simulation and energy calculations to guide our partners in designing efficient and sustainable buildings. We provide developers, architects and consultants with the most efficient vertical mobility solutions, which implementation contributes to energy savings while achieving the utmost building traffic efficiency in accordance to the most stringent international standards.
East Meets West in one of the most dramatic skyscrapers in the world.
International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong
The International Commerce Centre (ICC) is Hong Kong's distinctive landmark.
Located at a key Harbour crossing point in West Kowloon, ICC encapsulates today's paradigm of modern living - from sumptuous retail locations to luxury boutique residences and revitalizing green spaces. ICC offers the tallest hotel in the world, observation deck, 2.5 million square feet of Grade-A offices, a 1-million square feet shopping mall, luxury residences and serviced apartments.
One of the tallest structures in the world and the highest in Hong Kong, it contains 85 lifts and 39 escalators. Taken together, its lift shafts stretches more than 14 kilometres, and the double-decks speeding up and down the tower running in a speed of 9 meters per second. The ICC will boast some of Schindler’s most impressive products, including 40 ‘double deck’ lifts, and 18 high-speed ones.
Unusual for a skyscraper, the ICC has a flat top, which means lifts will literally reach the roof. The longest run for a double-deck lift will be an impressive 396 meters, but one service/ fire-fighter lift will have a staggering 474-meter run –– almost the entire height of the vast tower, which stretches to 490 meters, with 118 floors.
To achieve high levels of traffic flow efficiently in this prestigious and vast urban space, customer has selected Schindler PORT Technology. Lifts are equipped with ‘E-vision’, which allows G9 entertainment to be projected into the cabin.
One Island East, Hong Kong
Featuring a glass-paneled design that maximises day-light, extensive landscaping , the skyscraper commercial office building that rises 300 meters is the iconic landmark; of the district. One Island East, a 70-story, triple Grade-A office building, is the tallest in the Eastern part of the Hong Kong Island.
The One Island East contract involved the supply and installation of 43 lifts and escalators, including industry-leading Schindler traffic management system to maximize traffic handling and building security.
With the best in class in both design specifications and environmental credentials, One Island East is one of the few office properties in Hong Kong which has been awarded the BEAM’s (Building Environmental Assessment Method) highest “Platinum” rating in recognition for its design and energy efficiency performance.
Like many of the properties awarded with BEAM platinum rating, the building has installed the Schindler’s high-speed passenger lifts that facilitate the smooth movement of users inside the towers.
Lotte Center, Vietnam
Reigning high above the ground at 267 meters or 65 floors, the Lotte Center Hanoi will be built in the bustling city of Hanoi as the country’s third tallest skyscraper. Upon completion in 2014, the USD400 million project will boast a total area over 250,000 square meters, which will offer deluxe high-rise residential homes, high end offices for rent, 300 rooms for a luxury five-star hotel, a shopping center, and much more.
The 65-story Lotte tower’s impressive height, coupled with a unique architectural design inspired by the traditional Vietnamese dress, the Ao dai, makes this tower stand out as an emblem of both beauty and modernity.
As Vietnam intends to become a fully industrialized nation by 2020, the Lotte Center is here to meet the increasing demand for office and retail space with its high standard of prestigious, modern and beautiful architecture.
Developed by the Lotte Group, the Lotte Center will feature thirty top-of-the-line Schindler 7000; lifts coupled with Schindler’s latest innovation in transit management – PORT Technology – to provide passengers with the best possible travel experience through the building. In itself, the lifts boast the smoothest, quietest and most spacious ride through the building with high speeds ranging from 4 to 6 meters per second. PORT Technology will provide the tenants with state-of-the-art touch-screen user terminal and enhanced security, while maximizing the building’s traffic and energy efficiency.