The Leadenhall Building is the latest iconic addition to the London skyline. Designed by Graham Stirk of world-acclaimed architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, the 45-story skyscraper is the tallest building in the Square Mile financial district, with 57,000 square meters of office space providing spectacular views across the Thames River and beyond.
- Completed: 2014
- Height: 224 m
- Floors: 45
- Maximum speed: 8 m/s
- Total floor area: 111,484 sqm
- Building owner: British Land and Oxfort Properties
- Developer: British Land and Oxfort Properties
- Architect: Graham Stirk of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
- Contractor: Laing O'Rourke
- 24 KONE MiniSpace™ scenic elevators
- 2 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators
- 6 KONE TransitMasters™ 120 escalators
- 2 customized platform lifts
- KONE Polaris™ Destination Control System
- KONE E-Link™ monitoring system
122 Leadenhall is a building of world firsts, boasting the world’s largest and fastest suite of panoramic elevators. But the real stunner is the mold-breaking design – nothing comparable has ever been attempted before.
HIGH PERFORMANCE IN THE WINDY CITY
Located near the historic commercial center in Chicago, Illinois, the high-rise at 300 North LaSalle is a showpiece of urban architecture, state-of-the-art technology and eco-efficiency.
A NEW HOME FOR SPARTAK MOSCOW
As reflected in its resplendent red-and-white color scheme, the new Otkrytiye Stadium in Moscow is home to Spartak Moscow, one of the most emblematic soccer teams in Europe. It will also be one of the main venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
A STAR IS REBORN
Saint Petersburg makes sound waves with one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated concert halls, the long-awaited Mariinsky II.
A TOWERING SUCCESS
Moscow’s skyline is seeing a dramatic change. Europe’s tallest building, the 73-story Moscow Tower, has been built as part of the new Moscow International Business Center, or Moscow-City. Employees and residents alike have a prime view of the impressive Russian capital.
Amsterdam is renowned for its artistic heritage, and is now reinventing itself by transforming older buildings into iconic structures. A’DAM illustrates the city’s fine balance of fusion and technology.
ALL UNDER ONE ROOF
With its practical central location in Europe, Vienna International Airport is an important hub for travelers heading to Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Through rapid growth, the airport has become a major driver of Austria’s economy.
AN ARTISTIC JOURNEY
A visit to the restored Stedelijk Museum is a spellbinding experience. And the visitor logistics system is a work of art in its own right.
BRINGING HERITAGE TO LIFE
The Barrakka Lift is a key link to the old quarter of Valletta, taking tourists and commuters from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea to the top of a sixteenth century bastion built to guard the Maltese capital.
CLASS “A” PARTNERSHIP
First International Financial Center (FIFC) is located in Mumbai’s coveted financial district. Attention to detail plays a key role in the building’s competitiveness as a major headquarters destination for multinational companies.
COOL AS ICE
Those luminous peaks are not a frozen mirage – they belong to the Iceberg, an award-winning residential scheme in the Aarhus Docklands development in Denmark. But how do you install elevators in buildings shaped like jagged chunks of ice?
MANHATTAN ON THE MAAS
The Rotterdam skyline has been transformed by a new, unique icon of green architecture coined the Vertical City.
DESIGN WITH A PURPOSE
The winner of two coveted tall building awards, Doha Tower is a striking example of visually stunning, yet functional design.
ELEVATORS AS INTERIOR DESIGN
In a district where the sky-high rents are only beaten by New York’s Fifth Avenue, even the elevators need to have a luxurious touch. So when KONE supplied three glass elevators to Lee Garden One, which houses a high-end mall and top quality offices in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, design was paramount.
FIT FOR A KING
The famous Austrian composer Johann Strauss, the Younger made his debut here. Countless waltzes have been danced here. The Parkhotel Schönbrunn offers modern transit comfort embedded in a showpiece of tradition.
FIVE-STAR SERVICE DOWN UNDER
Citigroup Centre at 2 Park Street is a landmark building offering premium office space in the heart of Sydney, Australia. Twenty-six KONE elevators serve the forty-one office floors atop a four-story retail podium and four-story car park.
TRUE TO CLUB COLORS
Shining like an emerald against the night sky, Budapest’s newest soccer stadium has a strong Go Green theme, which matches the club colors of its home team, Ferencvárosi Torna Club.
Harmony at seas
Cruise ships house thousands of passengers and crew, ensuring that they are able to relax and enjoy the finer things in life. Find out how the Harmon of the Seas uses KONE's marine expertise to make this happen in a seamless manner.
PLAIN SAILING IN SAUDI
Towering above Jeddah’s North Corniche, the Headquarters Business Park stands like the sail of a dhow that has traversed the Red Sea coast for centuries – a fitting and iconic landmark for Saudi Arabia’s second largest city.