Designed by the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, the Phoenix International Media Center lies in Chaoyang Park, part of East Beijing’s central business district hosting the city’s leading media organizations. Phoenix is an open, multifunctional building providing 65,000 square meters of space for television production, media communication and commercial exhibitions.
- Completed: 2014
- Height: 55 m
- Total floor area: 64,973 sqm
- Land area:18,821 sqm
- Building owner: Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. (East) Beijing
- Developer: Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. (East) Beijing
- Architect: Un-forbidden office, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
- 15 KONE MonoSpace® elevators
- 7 KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators
- KONE E-Link™ monitoring system
- 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 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
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A TOWERING SUCCESS
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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.
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.
CHENNAI’S BEACON SHINES AGAIN
The reopened Madras Lighthouse on the east coast of the Indian subcontinent is one of the latest unique structures modernized by KONE.
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.
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.
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
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PLAIN SAILING IN SAUDI
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