Free fall impossible! The safety of elevators.

The probability of falling in an elevator is so low that elevators are among the safest means of transportation in the world. This is due to the fact that an elevator is not only suspended from ropes, but that other safety mechanisms ensure that a free fall is impossible. Thus, the safety system of an

Main Triangel

Main Triangle is an office building directly opposite the ECB in Frankfurt-Sachsenhausen. The design planning was done by Fritz Novotny. The complex, consisting of two building parts, was completed in 2008. Particularly striking is the atrium roof made of glass and steel, which spans the freely accessible inner courtyard. The Bilfinger construction company was responsible for

Elevator Planning in High-Rise-Buildings

There are more than 450 high-rise buildings in Frankfurt am Main according to Phorio. The construction of high-rise buildings is not a special discipline in Germany, as the legally defined high-rise limit is only 22 meters. While lower skyscrapers make do with standard elevator models, skyscrapers use special high-performance elevators. Such optimized elevators for high-rise

Skyline without Elevators? Unthinkable!

What would Frankfurt's banking district be and would there be high-rise buildings like the Messeturm or the Commerzbank Tower without them? Elevators! They are the safest and most widely used means of transportation in the world during the day and therefore one of the most important means of transport in today's society. Yet they are not just