Monthly Archives: July 2016

Group Psychology and Elevator Design

When you’re designing a new elevator installation or modernizing an existing elevator, it’s important to think about how people are going to use the machine. While an elevator appears to be a straightforward piece of machinery, the way humans use it—especially in groups—can be quite complicated and nuanced. Continue reading Group Psychology and Elevator Design

Two NYC Buildings Honored by Tall Buildings/Urban Habitat Council

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently announced its 2016 Best Tall Building Award recipients. Out of 132 entries, nine were awarded prizes, including New York City’s iconic Hearst Tower and recently completed residential tower, VIA 57 West. Continue reading Two NYC Buildings Honored by Tall Buildings/Urban Habitat Council

American Copper Buildings Vitalize East River

You can’t miss the new American Copper Buildings along New York’s East River. The residential towers are clad in copper—in about a decade, they’ll turn to green just like the Statue of Liberty. The towers are connected by an innovative sky bridge which spans the 27th to the 29th floors and contains a lap pool and lounge.  Continue reading American Copper Buildings Vitalize East River