World Elevator & Escalator Expo 2018 exhibition got a successful end in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on May 11th. This exhibition, the 13th elevator exhibition with the larger scale than ever, is sponsored by China Elevator Association and organized by Langfang Conference & Exhibition Co., LTD. It has become a global elevator industry event in the world with the support of domestic and foreign exhibitors, visitors, industry colleagues and all friends concerned.
According to the official data statistics, this exhibition which cover an exhibition area of 135, 000 square meters and has over 1, 300 enterprises, has reached a new peak again. During the four-day exhibition, there is a total of 121,000 professional visitors from all over the world. Furthermore, companies at home and abroad enterprises designed distinctive booths, showed new products and technologies, organized various activities, creating a gluttonous feast of elevator industry.
With its white, elegantly angled façade now more than a third of the way up toward an ultimate, 57-story height, Studio Gang-designed 11 Hoyt in downtown Brooklyn, New York, is nearing topping out ahead of an anticipated 2020 completion, New York YIMBY reports. The development will contain 480 units within 770,000 sq. ft., and include a low-rise podium with a second-floor, 27,000-sq.-ft. elevated park next door. Along with amenities such as a sun deck, children’s play area and barbecue pods, residents will enjoy views of Brooklyn’s brownstone-lined streets. Though it will not be the tallest building in the neighborhood, the Tishman Speyer-developed tower promises to stand out, thanks to its unique curtain-wall design.
The Pakistani government on February 12 approved construction of high-rise buildings in the federal capital of Islamabad, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reports, citing The News. The decision was driven by a growing population, the need to preserve green space and to accommodate foreign investment. Aviation and municipal authorities have been asked to provide detailed reports to the government to identify where tall buildings could be built, specify maximum heights and set up an automated system to facilitate design and other approvals.
Tower at Pier 27, containing 336 condominiums at Queens Quay East just north of the Waterlink at Pier 27 buildings at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto, is rising quickly toward its ultimate 115-m, 35-story height, Urban Toronto reports. With a unique appearance that resembles an irregularly stacked deck of cards, the structure was designed by architectsAlliance and is being developed by Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes. Tower at Pier 27 is part of an area the source described as rapidly intensifying, and residents will be able to access a new community center being built as part of the nearby Pinnacle One Yonge development.