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Height: To Tip
246 m / 807 ft
Height: Architectural
246 m / 807 ft
 
Aufzugstestturm Outline
Height: Observatory
232 m / 761 ft

Facts

Official Name Aufzugstestturm
Other Names thyssenkrupp Test Tower, Power Tower, Tower of Light
Structure Type Tower
Status Completed
Country Germany
City Rottweil
Street Address & Map Test Tower Rottweil, Berner Feld
Postal Code 78628
Building Function observation / industrial
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2013
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2017
Official Website Aufzugstestturm

Companies Involved

Owner thyssenkrupp
Architect
Design JAHN; Werner Sobek Group
Structural Engineer
Design Werner Sobek Group
Other Consultant
• Damping GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc
• Wind Wacker Ingenieure
Material Supplier
• Elevator thyssenkrupp

About Aufzugstestturm

A collaborative design from architects Werner Sobek and Helmut Jahn, the Aufzugstestturm was inaugurated on Monday, December 12, 2016 and began testing high-speed elevators before the twisting facade was completed in the spring of 2017.

CTBUH Initiatives

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration
12 Sep 2017 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators Team Holds Second Meeting
23 Jun 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH Germany Hosts Symposium on Technical Innovation
22 Jun 2017 – Event Report

More Initiatives

CTBUH Initiatives Related to Aufzugstestturm

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration
12 Sep 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH partnered with Guinness World Records to identify the commercial building with the fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs.
CTBUH Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators Team Holds Second Meeting
23 Jun 2017, Rottweil – Event Report
The second meeting of the research team involved in “A Study on the Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators” was held in Rottweil, Germany.
CTBUH Germany Hosts Symposium on Technical Innovation
22 Jun 2017, Rottweil – Event Report
CTBUH Germany held a symposium to discuss the role of technical and technological innovation and its effect on the various disciplines within the construction industry.
World’s First Rope-Less Elevator Unveiled in Germany
22 Jun 2017, Rottweil – Event Report
The official unveiling of the MULTI elevator system, the first linear-motor elevator, was held at the thyssenkrupp Test Tower in Germany.
ThyssenKrupp Launches MULTI Ropeless Elevator System
27 Nov 2014, Essen – Event Report
On a rainy November day, ThyssenKrupp announced to the world the launch of a shiny new product, a ropeless elevator system.

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