20 September 2021

The World’s First Chief Design Officer Looks To a Carbon-Neutral Future

Hanna Harris, City of Helsinki

The City of Helsinki, Finland is frequently cited as one of the world’s most livable cities. In an effort to maintain its livability far into...

17 October 2016

Ecosystem-Driven Value Creation for Smarter, Digitalized Buildings

Jukka Salmikuukka, Tomio Pihkala & Samu Salmelin, KONE

Digitization is reshaping industries and driving the rise of new business models, with new ways of working and new entrants rewriting the rules in the...

17 October 2016

Improving the Value of Buildings Through a Smart Lobby Approach

Pekka Korhonen, Juha-Matti Kuusinen, Minna Piironen & Teppo Voutilainen, KONE

Office lobby environments provide the first impression of a building and reflect the values associated with tenants’ brands. The need to maximize space efficiency, facilitate...

16 September 2014

Elevator Use During Construction Time of Tall Buildings

Marja-Liisa Siikonen, Janne Sorsa, Mikko Kontturi & Johannes de Jong, KONE

The efficiency of construction work is affected by the time required to transport workers between ground level and their work sites. Usually, exterior construction hoists...

19 September 2012

Electric Site Survey to Explore Elevator Parameters

Tapio Tyni, Risto Kontturi & Pekka Perälä, KONE Corporation

The need to modernize vertical transportation systems in old tall buildings is growing very rapidly. Modernization using state of the art Permanent Magnet motors and...

19 September 2012

People Flow Solutions to Enhance Building Performance

Johannes de Jong, KONE Corporation

Vertical transportation plays an important part in the logistics of high rise buildings. Correct vertical transportation planning can dramatically improve your revenue at any stage...