How do you design a new type of elevator without installing it in an existing building? It’s a chicken/egg question that engineers have long struggled with—even using abandoned mine shafts to test new technology. Read more...
Tyrelle Shaw, 25, was found Monday after apparently hanging himself in the elevator shaft of an Upper East Side building.
A man wanted by police in connection with strange attacks on Asian women, was found hanging in a Manhattan, New York elevator shaft. Police sources say Tyrelle Shaw, 25, was discovered at around 3 p.m. on Monday, the New York Daily News reports. Show More Summary
Police say Tyrelle Shaw struck several women in the face between June 10 and June 15; he was found dead in an elevator shaft Monday
Marlon Brando once complained that working on the set of a troubled film was like trying to do a crossword puzzle while falling down an elevator shaft. That description came to mind today because it fits perfectly a job in Silicon Valley that recently opened up: CEO of Twitter. Show More Summary
A construction worker was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after suffering a fall in the elevator shaft at SFMOMA. [ more › ]
A cornflake taxonomy, handmade prison inventions, and a collection of metallic objects removed from the human body make up the fourth season of Mmuseumm, the city's most enchanting elevator shaft "dedicated to the curation and exhibition of contemporary artifacts." [ more › ]
A construction worker was pronounced dead after he plunged down an elevator shaft at a hotel being built, police sources said.
A man was hospitalized in critical condition after falling down an elevator shaft in Midtown. [ more › ]
Until recently, John Maclean thought his disco-rock project The Juan Maclean would never play a show again.Tragedy struck in 2009 when Maclean’s drummer and close friend Jerry Fuchs fell to his death down a Brooklyn elevator shaft. The incident sent Maclean into a spiral of grief.Read full article >>
CCTV footage has appeared online which shows a young boy falling down an elevator shaft due to an unfortunate malfunction with the doors. [ more › ]
The elevator shaft of the Clarion was left standing after the rest of the former hotel-casino was brought down in an implosion Tuesday.
Throw a map on it! What do you do with a boring, blank facade? Throw a map on it. New York-based consultancy ESI Design transformed the face of a downtown Chicago office building with an LED map of the building's location at 300 South Wacker Drive, giving a monolithic midcentury skyscraper a 21st-century update. Show More Summary
If it isn't, you don't live in Sevier County, Arkansas. 'Cause they found several hundred bats in the courthouse there. They were living in the elevator shaft. Some of them flew into a courtroom. Here's one that did. Hey, bat,... Related Stories Nude Citizens Make Nude Citizens' Arrest of Nude Citizen Mom Calls C-SPAN Show to Tell Her Sons to Get Along You Think So?
BRADENTON, FL – Police say 12-year-old Maxwell Grablin was crushed to death inside a home elevator shaft while looking for a pet hamster. The incident happened on Saturday as Grablin, the son of Dr. Patrick Grablin, was looking for his...Show More Summary
A grocery deliveryman was seriously hurt after falling into an empty elevator shaft yesterday in the Bronx. [ more › ]
MULTI is an concept by German corporation ThyssenKrupp that reimagines traditional elevator design by doing away with the rope, in favor of linear motors placed inside the elevator cabin. Among other things, the redesign makes it possible to have multiple elevators in the same shaft and allows for elevators to move vertically across buildings. In […]
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The rope and pulley system used in elevators for 160+ years has its limitations. ThyssenKrupp envisions a new elevator with a self-contained drive system, the ability to stack multiple elevators in a shaft, and even move horizontall...
ThyssenKrupp MULTI puts multiple cabs in a single shaft; It will change architecture as well as our whole way of thinking about elevators.