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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

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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.

Global News

Rottweil Elevator Test Tower Opens to the Public
10 Oct 2017 – An elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany is now…

MULTI Elevator Technology Officially Unveiled in Rottweil
23 Jun 2017 – Described as the world’s first rope-less…

Topping-out Ceremony Held in Rottweil for ThyssenKrupp Test Tower
29 Jul 2015 – On July 29, after less than ten months of…

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Rottweil Elevator Test Tower Opens to the Public
10 Oct 2017
An elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany is now in full operation, welcoming the public to experience its rope-less, high-speed elevators, as well as a 360-degree view…
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MULTI Elevator Technology Officially Unveiled in Rottweil
23 Jun 2017
Described as the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system, MULTI has been unveiled at a 246-meter test tower in Rottweil. Instead of one cabin per…
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Topping-out Ceremony Held in Rottweil for ThyssenKrupp Test Tower
29 Jul 2015
On July 29, after less than ten months of construction, ThyssenKrupp and Züblin held the topping-out ceremony for their unique elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany.…
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ThyssenKrupp Test Tower to Support Highest View Deck in Germany
15 Apr 2014
Elevator manufacturer ThyssenKrupp plans to build a test tower in Rottweil, Germany, that will also support the nation’s highest viewing platform, open to the public.…

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