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Installing Platform Lifts Into Period Buildings

Visitors from across the UK, as well as tourists from abroad, all flock to visit beautiful historical buildings such as cathedrals, churches, guild halls and community centres. For some people, howeve...

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The Most Exciting Lifts In The World

When you think of a lift, you probably imagine a simple platform lift that moves passengers or goods from one floor to another. However, they don’t have to be this simple, and there are some fan...

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The Paternoster – The Rotating Platform Lift

There are only two working paternoster lifts left in Britain today, one of which is in the library at the University of Essex and another at the University of Leicester. In Germany, however, they rema...

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Maldives Stipulate Access for All in Buildings Over Five Storeys

An ageing population and increasing awareness of disability issues mean that accessibility has become a key word in planning issues, be it a new park, leisure centre or office block. In the UK, any bu...

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How the Internet of Things Will Optimise Elevator Performance

The Internet of Things (IoT) has overtaken cloud computing in becoming the most talked-about technology trend of today. And this may partly result from the ease with which the underlying concepts whic...

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Smart Elevators for Even Faster Elevator Travel

There’s nothing more irritating than waiting for a lift, only to have to stop at every floor on the way to allow other people to get on or off. The development of smart elevators, which have bee...

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Fly Higher with Innovative UltraRope Lift-Hoisting Technology

Skyscraper technology has come a long way since 1885, when the world’s very first was completed. The Home Insurance Building, nicknamed ‘Father of the Skyscraper’, was ten storeys ta...

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New Plans by Scientists to Build a Space Platform Lift

Would you like a trip to outer space? Then take the lift. This is the idea of Canadian company Thoth Technology, which hopes to build an inflatable elevator to space. The idea is to construct a platfo...

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