Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Schindler

Heron Tower

Heron Tower, London

Heron Tower provides highly flexible work-spaces which support diverse tenant needs through a series of ten multi-story “villages”—with a full-height atrium at the heart of each.

Zifeng Tower

Zifeng Tower, Nanjing

The triangulated, serrated façade treatment is interesting, adding depth and texture to the imposing form while allowing natural ventilation throughout.

1 Bligh Street

1 Bligh Street, Sydney

While not the tallest building on Sydney’s skyline, 1 Bligh Street stands out for its many sustainability features, including a double-skin curtain wall.

The Bank of America Tower

The Bank of America Tower, New York City

The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park produces a high level of sustainability within the commercial market place, creating a strong identity for itself.

International Commerce Centre

International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong

Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination.

Devon Energy Center

Devon Energy Center, Oklahoma City

This building is remarkable, not only for its inherent design excellence, but for the seeming unlikelihood of its location.

KfW Westarkade

KfW Westarkade, Frankfurt am Main

Already being touted as one of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world, KfW Westarkade stands out as a shining example of an environmentally-responsible project.

6 Remez Tower

6 Remez Tower, Tel Aviv

As Tel Aviv urbanizes and rapidly grows its skyline, it is refreshing to see a building that gives over so much of its site to public space.

Imperial Towers

Imperial Towers, Mumbai

Among the tallest twin towers in the world, Imperial Towers completed as the tallest building in India in 2010 and have helped redefine luxury towers on the Mumbai skyline.

Ping An Finance Center

Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen

Ping An Finance Center is located in the city’s Futian District and represents a new generation of the prototypical Asian skyscraper: very tall, very dense, and hyper-connected.

Sinar Mas Center

Sinar Mas Center, Shanghai

A centerpiece of a neighborhood development, the design features curved surfaces, accentuated by perforated metal light shelves to enhance the building's environmental performance.

Pollux

Pollux, Frankfurt am Main

Rising to a height of 130m, Pollux is the taller of the two unequal twin towers located in the Gallus District.

Portside

Portside, Cape Town

This 136 meter tower was the first significant skyscraper developed in the last 15 years in Cape Town's central business district, when it was completed in 2014.

RMIT Swanston Academic Building

RMIT Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne

The defining element for the design of this academic building was its central site to Melbourne's CBD and has a 5 star green star rating.

Kuningan City

Kuningan City, Jakarta

Completed in 2012, this mixed-use complex contains a shopping mall, 2 apartment towers, and 1 office tower.

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, Huzhou

Located next to Nan Tai Lake in Huzhou, a city situated west of Shanghai and north of Hangzhou, the hotel provides views to Suzhou and Wuxi across the lake.

GE Building

GE Building, New York City

An American Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, the GE Building is one of the most recognized skyscrapers in New York.

Habitat

Habitat, Melbourne

This residential tower in Southbank adopts an innovative approach to a challenging small site, in close proximity to an elevated freeway.

Plaza 66

Plaza 66, Shanghai

A commercial and office complex, consisting of a shopping mall and two skyscrapers, Plaza 66 is home to a mix of retail, entertainment, and extensive below-grade parking areas.

Torre Europa

Torre Europa, Madrid

Torre Europa is located in Madrid's business district, situated next to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, featuring restaurants on the lower levels.

Chongqing World Finanacial Center

Chongqing World Finanacial Center, Chongqing

Also referred to as the Global Financial Building, Chongqing World Financial Center features a shopping center, hotel, service apartments, and office space.

Tour Dexia

Tour Dexia, Courbevoie

Completed in 2005 and standing at 143m, Tour Dexia is one of the few towers in the La Défense business district with an inclined roof.

Lotte Center

Lotte Center, Hanoi

Designed with a formal reference to the "ao dai," a Vietnamese long dress, the Lotte Center is two towers connected by a central atrium running the full height of the building.

Asia Square

Asia Square, Singapore

Asia Square's two towers, located in Marina Bay, are separated by The Cube, a landscaped indoor plaza.

Solaria

Solaria, Milan

Solaria was designed to provide residents with optimal privacy in its outdoor areas with carefully arranged terraces and etched glass railings.

Four Seasons Place

Four Seasons Place, Hong Kong

The Four Seasons Place offers visitors amenities such as outdoor pools, a cold plunge pool, steam rooms, and a spa.

Shreepati Arcade

Shreepati Arcade, Mumbai

Located at Nana Chowk, Mumbai, this residential building provides numerous amenities to residents, including a swimming pool, gymnasium, steam and sauna.

Post Tower

Post Tower, Bonn

Post Tower is a forward-looking high-rise for the 21st century: formally, technically, and ecologically advanced, and offering a high-quality work environment.

Al Hilal Bank Tower

Al Hilal Bank Tower, Abu Dhabi

The Al Hilal Bank Tower, located on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, is a flagship commercial development for the Al Hilal banking network.

Torre Reforma

Torre Reforma, Mexico City

The Torre Reforma is Mexico's tallest building and features a versatile, column-free interior that incorporates natural energy-reducing elements and a structurally expressive exterior.

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue, New York City

432 Park Avenue represents a new generation of superslim skyscrapers and is defined by its simplicity and large glass windows set in a regular grid of exposed concrete members.

Federation Towers - Vostok Tower

Federation Towers - Vostok Tower, Moscow

When completed in late 2016, the Federation Towers - Vostok Tower claimed the title of Europe's Tallest Building and was the third tallest building to open for occupancy that year.

150 North Riverside

150 North Riverside, Chicago

Utilizing a unique core-supported structure with a very small footprint at grade, the design resolves considerable site challenges and provides a 54-story Class A office tower.

56 Leonard

56 Leonard, New York City

56 Leonard's irregularly projecting floors, as well as the irregular spacing and location of the balconies throughout its 57 stories have nicknamed the building the "Jenga".

The EY Centre

The EY Centre, Sydney

The EY Centre’s striking timber and glass closed-cavity-façade, and its innovative smart-building technology, distinguish this 38-story office building in the Sydney skyline.

Salesforce Tower

Salesforce Tower, San Francisco

Winning the 2019 CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide Award, this tapering building minimizes shadows and uses many techniques to improve environmental sustainability.

About Schindler

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 manufactures, installs, services and modernizes elevators, escalators and moving walks for almost every type of building requirement worldwide. The company specializes in the latest-technology engineering, as well as mechanical and microprocessor technology products designed and rigorously tested for safety, comfort, efficiency and reliability.

In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Schindler was named one of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Innovative Companies, and two of the company’s products received the 2011 Architectural Products’ Product Innovation Award.

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Schindler at CTBUH

Vertical Transportation Working Group Meets at 2018 Conference

Vertical Transportation Working Group Meets at 2018 Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH Vertical Transportation Working Group held a meeting at the CTBUH 2018…

Robotics Research Project Holds First Meeting

Robotics Research Project Holds First Meeting

19 Oct 2018, CTBUH News – The CTBUH Robotics in Tall Building Construction research project steering…

CTBUH Launches Two New Research Projects

CTBUH Launches Two New Research Projects

24 Sep 2018, CTBUH Research – The CTBUH has launched two fantastic research projects on Skybridges and…

Schindler at CTBUH

Vertical Transportation Working Group Meets at 2018 Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
The CTBUH Vertical Transportation Working Group held a meeting at the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference to discuss an update of the Vertical Transportation Technical Guide.
Robotics Research Project Holds First Meeting
19 Oct 2018, Dubai – CTBUH News
The CTBUH Robotics in Tall Building Construction research project steering committee held its initial kickoff meeting, just ahead of the 2018 Middle East Conference.
CTBUH Launches Two New Research Projects
24 Sep 2018, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has launched two fantastic research projects on Skybridges and Robotics in Tall Building Construction. Get involved now and contribute to the research!
Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted a multi-city seminar on sustainable design in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.
Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World
27 Mar 2017, Shenzhen – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, second tallest in China, and fourth tallest worldwide.
CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.
Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Platinum Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
CTBUH Myanmar: Inaugural Event
29 Mar 2016, Yangon – Event Report
Archetype Group held a networking event in conjunction with Saint-Gobain Glass and Schindler to launch their new role as the first Myanmar representative for CTBUH.
60 Martin Place
9 Mar 2016, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH New South Waleskicked off 2016 with it's first event to celebrate the design excellence of Investa Properties’ new tower at 60 Martin Place
CTBUH 14th Annual Awards VIP Table Sponsor
12 Nov 2015, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 14th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the daytime Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
Networking Reception at Empire State Building
26 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Activity Report
The reception provided attendees an opportunity to meet and network with their fellow delegates in the incredible setting of the 80th Floor of the historic Empire State Building.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Platinum Sponsor
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Sponsor
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
CTBUH Israel Plays Key Role at Building Center Summit
17-20 Nov 2014, Eilat – Event
The CTBUH Israel Chapter was a major presence at the annual Building Center Summit, in Eilat City, drawing over 2,000 people.
CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
6 Nov 2014, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 13th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the daytime Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Platinum Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
Vertical Transportation Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The room containing the Technical Workshop session on Vertical Transportation was packed with more than 200 vertical transportation experts from all over the world.
CTBUH 12th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
7 Nov 2013, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 12th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2013 London Conference Platinum Sponsor
11-13 Jun 2013, London – Conference Sponsor
In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities seen as “anti-tall.”
Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One
11 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity Report
See the highlights from the first day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including the Opening Plenary and Conference Dinner.
CTBUH 11th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
18 Oct 2012, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 11th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Conference Gold Sponsor
19-21 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
That the 21st Century will be the age of the Asian Skyscraper seems indisputable. Already, the past two decades have witnessed a major shift in tall buildings from west to east.
Venice Workshop Explores "Tall on the Water"
3-13 Jul 2012, Venice – Event Report
More than 50 students from eight countries participated this month in the IUAV University of Venice's second annual Venice Tall Building Workshop, Tall on the Water.
CTBUH 10th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
3 Nov 2011, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 10th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference Silver Sponsor
10-12 Oct 2011, Seoul – Conference Sponsor
This conference aimed to shed new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in the rapidly growing city of Seoul, from the perspectives of green, safety, and humanity.
CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
21 Oct 2010, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 9th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference Silver Sponsor
3-5 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Conference Sponsor
Rapid urbanization in a developing country such as India over the past decade have resulted in almost 200,000 people migrating from rural to urban regions every day.

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Robert Boog

Robert Boog

CTBUH Working Group: Vertical Transportation, 2018 – Present
Zurich, Switzerland

Steve Newton

Steve Newton

CTBUH Working Group: Vertical Transportation, 2017 – Present
Sydney, Australia

Franz Arnold

Franz Arnold

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014

CTBUH Leaders at Schindler

Robert Boog

Robert Boog

CTBUH Working Group: Vertical Transportation, 2018 – Present
Zurich, Switzerland

Steve Newton

Steve Newton

CTBUH Working Group: Vertical Transportation, 2017 – Present
Sydney, Australia

Franz Arnold

Franz Arnold

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014

Karl-Heinz Bauer

Karl-Heinz Bauer

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Lucerne, Switzerland

Elena Cortona

Elena Cortona

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Lucerne, Switzerland

Charles Cai

Charles Cai

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Shenzhen, China

Paul Friedli

Paul Friedli

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Lucerne, Switzerland

John Mizon

John Mizon

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Lucerne, Switzerland

Manuel Pijorr

Manuel Pijorr

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Lucerne, Switzerland

Hai Qiu

Hai Qiu

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Shanghai, China

Christian Schulz

Christian Schulz

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017

Agnaldo Santos

Agnaldo Santos

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
New York City, United States

Florian Troesch

Florian Troesch

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland

Theophile Gandolfo

Theophile Gandolfo

CTBUH Annual Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Shanghai, China

April Liu

April Liu

CTBUH Annual Conference, Steering Committee, 2016
Shanghai, China

Jonathan Mansour

Jonathan Mansour

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
Shanghai, China

Thomas Oetterli

Thomas Oetterli

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
Lucerne, Switzerland

Christian Studer

Christian Studer

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
Lucerne, Switzerland

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CTBUH Resources Involving Schindler

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Winner

Award of Excellence

China Award Winner

China Award Honorable Distinction

Panel Discussion: What Makes an Award-Winning Tall Building?

9 Apr 2019 – CTBUH 2019 Shenzhen Tall + Urban Conference
Chair: Steve Watts, alinea Consulting; Andrew Danza, Multiplex; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects; Hashimah Hashim, KLCC Property Holdings Berhad; Thomas Oetterli, Schindler; and Mun Summ Wong

Robots on the RISE

9 Apr 2019 – Jonathan Mansour, Schindler; Christian Studer, Schindler

What Does a Smart City Look Like?

22 Oct 2018 – CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference
Chair: David Malott, AI.; Robert Boog, Schindler; Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP Architects; Gurjit Singh, Dubai World Trade Center; Jon Van Benthem, Autodesk

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The City Re-Imagined

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Paul Friedli, Schindler; Max Schwitalla, Studio Schwitalla

How Transit Management Can Change the World

26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations
John Mizon, Schindler

Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators

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Videos

Panel Discussion: What Makes an Award-Winning Tall Building?
9 Apr 2019 – Presentation at CTBUH 2019 Shenzhen Tall + Urban Conference; Chair: Steve Watts, alinea Consulting; Andrew Danza, Multiplex; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects; Hashimah Hashim, KLCC Property Holdings Berhad; Thomas Oetterli, Schindler; and Mun Summ Wong
The expanded CTBUH Awards Program embraces the full breadth of interdisciplinary work that brings tall buildings to life, and sustains and prolongs their life cycles. This means that considerations of quality in tall buildings have become…
Robots on the RISE
9 Apr 2019 – Jonathan Mansour, Schindler; Christian Studer, Schindler
The robotic installation system for elevators (R.I.S.E.) is a demonstration project on how robotics can be applied in the construction industry, with particular focus on elevator installation. It consists of an industrial robot on a platform, which…
What Does a Smart City Look Like?
22 Oct 2018 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference; Chair: David Malott, AI.; Robert Boog, Schindler; Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP Architects; Gurjit Singh, Dubai World Trade Center; Jon Van Benthem, Autodesk
The concept of a “smart city” includes a huge array of devices, technologies and concepts. How might it all work together in a cohesive way? What will the benefits be? How will it sculpt our physical environment? A panel of experts runs the scenarios…
Revolutionizing Construction – Smart Elevators and Mobile Robotics
22 Oct 2018 – Karl-Heinz Bauer, Schindler
How do elevator companies shape the construction process of smart tall buildings? The construction process of a building is strongly linked with the installation process of elevators. This presentation focuses on how technological trends, such as…
What Makes a Skyscraper "Smart"?
21 Oct 2018 – Mohammad Albataineh, IBM Corporation; Ron Bakker, PLP Architecture; Shaun Klann, Willow; Hai Qiu, Schindler
The modern consumer world has entered the age of “smart” everything. But what makes a skyscraper “smart”? What is the optimal intersection of personalized digital technology and building management, mechanical and transportation systems? Go beyond…
Optimizing the Performance of Elevators in Tall Buildings Through Simulation
21 Oct 2018 – Elena Cortona, Schindler
Elevators are the enablers of vertical transportation and traffic management through tall buildings. They are mission-critical elements needed to keep the people and material flow into and within urban habitats. Therefore, a flawless operation is the…
Transit-Oriented Development: Implementation
31 Oct 2017 – Steve Newton, Schindler
The benefits of transit-oriented development transcend geographic context, despite legitimate differences in how cities around the globe approach the concept. However, one constant is the requirement for effective implementation, regardless of…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 4A: Connected Buildings and Urban Mobility
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Ame Engelhart, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Fred Clarke, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; Christian Schulz, Schindler; Peter Halliday, Siemens Building Technology
Ame Engelhart, Director - Hong Kong, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, chairs the question and answer session with Fred Clarke, Senior Design Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; Christian Schulz, Chief Operating Officer, Schindler; and Peter…
Smart Urban Mobility
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Christian Schulz, Schindler
The objective of this presentation was to showcase solutions to the increasing need for extending the uptime of vertical transportation components and provide building insights and user convenience in tall buildings. The Internet of Elevators and…
Merging Skylines and Social Media: Tencent Seafront
17 Oct 2016 – Charles Cai, Schindler
This presentation looked to overview the unique structure of Tencent seafront, and its innovative vertical transportation solution requirements. From concept to construction, the integration of a connected building wide transportation was a must for…
How Transit Management Can Change the World
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; John Mizon, Schindler
This presentation provides an overview of advancements in technology that will allow for more creative building designs. Smartphone-based technology tied with elevator destination technology can be the glue to meld disjointed groups of tall buildings…
2015 New York Conference - Session 4d - Q&A
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
Markus Jetter & Stefan Gerstenmeyer, thyssenkrupp; Shelley Finnigan, ArcelorMittal; John Mizon, Schindler, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 4d: Technological Advancements.
Green Vertical Transportation: More Than Just a Concept
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Robert Boog, Schindler Elevators
The environmental impact of high-rise buildings becomes a growing consideration as they multiply at an unprecedented scale to face the growing demands of global urbanization. The current pace set by urban developments, especially in emerging markets…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 03 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 03 Questions & Answers session with speakers Robert Boog, Schindler Elevators; Johannes de Jong, KONE Elevators; and Zbigniew Jerry Piech, Otis Elevator Company.
Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators
Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering “Skyscrapers of Tomorrow.” However, as these landmarks continually develop the ranks of “yesterday’s…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 07 - Q & A
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 07 Questions & Answers session with speakers Patrick Bass, ThyssenKrupp; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators; Janne Sorsa, KONE Elevators; David McColl, Otis Elevator Company; and Glen Pederick…
Session 10: Developing High-Rise Living in the European Context
11 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Angela Brady, Harry Handelsman, John Mizon & Paul Monaghan
An increase in high-rise living in traditionally commerce-focused urban centers has been a key urban trend in cities across the entire globe. This has great possible advantages, both in urban densification/sustainability terms and in increased urban…
Transit Care, an Opportunity for Multi-function Tall Buildings
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; John Mizon, VP of New Technology Division, Schindler
The differing needs of the users of mixed-use buildings have typically resulted in a duplication of vertical transportation solutions which can be ultimately ruinous to a building’s efficient operation. At the same time, as buildings continue to…
Track 7: Vertical Transportation (I) Q & A
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH "12th Annual Awards"; Panel Questions & Answers
T7 panelists including: Johannes De Jong, KONE Corp; John Mizon, Schindler; and Adrian Godwin, Lerch Bates, take questions from delegates.
Transit Management - Beyond the Individual Building
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; John Mizon, Schindler Ltd.
At CTBUH, Mumbai in February 2010 a new holistic approach to the planning and subsequent management of the transportation of building occupants was presented. Transit Management offered a methodology that promised both novel and more efficient use of…
Transit Management - Now It’s Possible
5 Feb 2010 – Presentation at 2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; John Mizon, Vice-President Advanced Programs, Schindler Group. Switzerland
Schindler unveils a new technology which, building upon its extensive work in the area of destination control, shows how taking a holistic approach to the individual transit of passengers from one location to another can dramatically expand the…

Papers/Research

The City Re-Imagined
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Paul Friedli, Schindler; Max Schwitalla, Studio Schwitalla
Current urban models no longer meets the needs of the massive growth in urban populations which is predicted to continue for the foreseeable future. To prevent a catastrophic decline in the standards of living that current urban dwellers enjoy, it is…
How Transit Management Can Change the World
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; John Mizon, Schindler
Advancements in technology will ultimately allow for more creative building designs. Smartphone-based technology tied with elevator destination technology can be the glue to meld disjointed groups of tall buildings into a true urban community. The…
Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators
Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering “Skyscrapers of Tomorrow.” However, as these landmarks continually develop the ranks of “yesterday’s…
Green Vertical Transportation: More Than Just a Concept
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Robert Boog, Schindler Elevators
The environmental impact of high-rise buildings becomes a growing consideration as they multiply at an unprecedented scale to face the growing demands of global urbanization. The current pace set by urban developments, especially in emerging markets…
Transit Care, an Opportunity for Multi-Function Tall Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; John Mizon, Schindler Limited
All tall buildings exhibit a degree of multi-functionalism whether it is simply, say, a cafeteria or trading floor within the context of one operation or a true multi-use construction incorporating apartments, a hotel and offices. The differing needs…

Schindler Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 129 Completed17 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 17 Completed7 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function office, 68 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 83 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Schindler

The building list and facts show buildings involving Jardine Schindler Elevator Corporation, Schindler