A mesmerizing array of sights and fragrances unfolds at the entrance to Markthal Rotterdam, the first indoor food market in the Netherlands. The horseshoe-shaped food empire lies in the Soho of Rotterdam, a hotspot for hip bars and boutiques. Under a futuristic dome decorated with 3D images of food, visitors can go one-stop shopping for fresh organic produce from more than 100 stalls, or grab a bite at any of the dozens of specialty eateries.
- Completed: 2014
- Floors: 15
- Total sales space: 12,000 sqm
- Total floor area: 95,000 sqm
- Flow: 7 million people annually
- Building owner: several
- Developer: Provast
- Architect: Winy Maas
- Contractor: J.P van Eesteren
- 17 KONE MonoSpace® Special elevators
- 8 KONE freight elevators
- 10 KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators
- 17 operators for sliding doors
- 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.
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.
A city on the go
Shanghai is one of the most populous cities in the world and a global financial center. In its rise to becoming a megalopolis, the city is retrofitting old buildings and structures, transforming them into modern office complexes such as the China Plaza 66.
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.
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.
GREEN BUSINESS IS GOOD BUSINESS
Building a new shopping mall is never an easy assignment. Positioning of the anchor stores and making sure that pedestrian traffic flows evenly through all retail outlets are just some of the considerations. But these days, environmental responsibility is just as important.
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.
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.
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.
KEEPING THE TUBE ON TRACK
The London Underground, more commonly called the Tube, celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2013, but it’s showing no signs of its age. KONE and the world’s oldest underground railway system work closely together to ensure a smooth and seamless transit experience for one billion commuters annually.
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.