The 60-story office tower fits so elegantly into its environment that it’s hard to imagine the city didn’t grow around it. In fact, the tower opened for occupancy as recently as March 2009. Bordered on three sides by a river, a bridge and a public thoroughfare, the building site presented more than its share of logistical challenges
- Completed: 2009
- Floors: 60
- Contractor: Clark Construction Group
- 24 KONE EcoSystem™ passenger elevators
- 2 KONE EcoSystem™ service elevators
- 3 KONE MonoSpace® passenger elevators
- 1 hydraulic passenger elevator
- 2 KONE ECO3000™ escalators
- KONE Care™ Maintenance Service
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 DESTINATION IN ITSELF
With more than 2,000 guest rooms, Marriott World Center in Orlando is one of the biggest resorts in the world and has been attracting visitors for nearly three decades. Sprawling over 42,000 square meters of event space, restaurants, shops and recreational opportunities, the golf and spa resort is a premier venue – and one where elevator downtime can result in an unpleasant guest experience.
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.
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.
MANHATTAN ON THE MAAS
The Rotterdam skyline has been transformed by a new, unique icon of green architecture coined the Vertical City.
History comes to life
Replacing four sets of escalators in a century-old facility that sees over a million visitors a year is no easy task. Yet, KONE managed to do this at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, with no disruption to the flow of visitors.
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.
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.
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.
Using IoT to deliver a superior experience
The Internet of Things (IoT) has captivated the attention of the technology and business community. Property owner Humlegården Fastigheter is already on board with this technology and is participating in an early-phase pilot for KONE’s 24/7 Connected Services.
A symbiotic relationship
Since the need for knowledge and perspectives is often greater than what is found in one company, a network of co-creation is key to deliver a competitive advantage. Something KONE and ISS strongly believe in.
THE RISE OF A SUPERTALL
Soaring to a height of more than one kilometer, Jeddah Tower will be the tallest building in the world when completed in 2019.
CROWN JEWEL OF JURONG
Housing 241 apartments atop 76,000 square meters of retail space, Jem® is the first lifestyle hub in West Singapore to integrate shopping entertainment and offices under one roof.
THE LEGEND LIVES ON IN MANHATTAN
When Madison Square Garden calls itself “The World’s Most Famous Arena”, few disagree. It has a rich history of hosting nearly every major name in music, all-star athletes, national political conventions, and numerous world-famous shows and events.
MAINTENANCE TEAM MAKES A DIFFERENCE
A state-of-the art, multi-purpose facility linked to a newly expanded convention center, hotel and entertainment district, Lucas Oil Stadium provides an exciting venue for high-profile events. With seating capacity of up to 70,000, the stadium has capacity to host NFL Super Bowl games.
MAJESTIC TRANSFORMATION ALONG THE SEINE RIVER
Tour AXA, originally built in 1974, is located in the heart of La Défense, the business district of Paris. After three decades, it was time for a major change. The previous owners, AXA Real Estate and Beacon Capital Partners, wanted to break the continuity of the skyline and revive the area with a soaring new building.