CTBUH Platinum Member

TK Elevator GmbH

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Düsseldorf

Website: http://www.tkelevator.com

With customers in over 100 countries served by 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of around €8 billion in the fiscal year 2019/2020. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive network that guarantees closeness to customers. Over the past decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and became independent since its sale by thyssenkrupp AG in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is the service business represented by over 24,000 service technicians. The product portfolio covers commodity elevators for residential and commercial buildings to cutting-edge, highly customized solutions for state-of-the-art skyscrapers. In addition, it also consists of escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts. Integrated cloud-based service solutions, such as the MAX platform, are gaining in importance. With these digital offerings, there are no limits to urban mobility anymore. TKE – move beyond.

Fields of Expertise

Materials / Products / Systems Supplier; Vertical Transportation Consultant; Vertical Transportation Supplier

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • Düsseldorf

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

2

Ostankino Tower

540 m / 1,772 ft

3

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

4

Lakhta Center

462 m / 1,516 ft

5

Federation Tower

373.7 m / 1,226 ft

6

Mercury City Tower

338.8 m / 1,112 ft

7

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

328.6 m / 1,078 ft

8

Parc1 Tower I

322 m / 1,056 ft

9

Comcast Center

296.7 m / 974 ft

10

Eight Spruce Street

265.2 m / 870 ft

Awards

Lakhta Center

Winner: Lakhta Center

Façade Engineering Award 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Markus Jetter

Markus Jetter

CTBUH Skybridges Research Project Steering Committee, 2018 – Present

Stuttgart

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

01 June 2018

Occupant Interior Transportation Routes Using MULTI

As part of the ongoing CTBUH research project, "A Study on the Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators", students created hypothetical projects that utilize...

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Research

30 January 2020

From “Tech Miracle” to Evolutionary Change

The potential of ropeless elevators to change the way we experience urban space has been addressed by two research projects conducted by CTBUH and funded...

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Global News

01 December 2020

Toronto Bus Station to be Replaced with Skyscraper

This Friday, 4 December 2020, after almost two decades in service, GO Transit's old Union Station Bus Terminal will be fenced off and closed to...

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Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Sky Mile Tower

Tokyo

1700 m

5,577 ft

2

One World Trade Center

New York City

541 m

1,776 ft

3

Ostankino Tower

Moscow

540 m

1,772 ft

4

Federation Tower Spire

Moscow

506 m

1,660 ft

5

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai

492 m

1,614 ft

6

Lakhta Center

St. Petersburg

462 m

1,516 ft

7

Federation Tower

Moscow

374 m

1,226 ft

8

Mercury City Tower

Moscow

339 m

1,112 ft

9

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Hanoi

329 m

1,078 ft

10

Parc1 Tower I

Seoul

322 m

1,056 ft

11

Waterview Tower

Chicago

319 m

1,047 ft

12

Comcast Center

Philadelphia

297 m

974 ft

13

Eight Spruce Street

New York City

265 m

870 ft

14

Zhongshan Thyssenkrupp Elevator Laboratory Tower

Zhongshan

248 m

814 ft

15

Parc1 Tower II

Seoul

247 m

811 ft

16

181 Fremont

San Francisco

247 m

810 ft

17

Aufzugstestturm

Rottweil

246 m

807 ft

18

Evolution Tower

Moscow

246 m

807 ft

19

FKI Tower

Seoul

246 m

805 ft

20

CIBC Square II

Toronto

243 m

798 ft

21

Federation Tower - Zapad Tower

Moscow

243 m

796 ft

22

55 Hudson Yards

New York City

237 m

779 ft

23

Infinity Coast Tower

Balneario Camboriu

235 m

770 ft

24

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 2

Toronto

234 m

768 ft

25

Harbour Plaza Residences East

Toronto

233 m

764 ft

26

Ourhouse Headquarters West Tower

Guangzhou

229 m

750 ft

27

Time Warner Center North Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

27

Time Warner Center South Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

29

RSA Battle House Tower

Mobile

227 m

745 ft

30

Harbour Plaza Residences West

Toronto

224 m

735 ft

31

MARQUE Sukhumvit

Bangkok

223 m

730 ft

32

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto

Toronto

214 m

702 ft

33

Golden Tower

Jeddah

205 m

673 ft

34

ÏCE Condominiums at York Centre 1

Toronto

202 m

664 ft

35

SANTAMARIA Torre 6

Monterrey

189 m

620 ft

36

RBC Centre

Toronto

185 m

607 ft

37

ECB - European Central Bank

Frankfurt am Main

184 m

603 ft

38

250 West 55th Street

New York City

183 m

602 ft

39

Marina City I

Chicago

179 m

588 ft

39

Marina City II

Chicago

179 m

588 ft

41

IQ-Quarter Tower 2

Moscow

178 m

582 ft

42

Lodha Primero

Mumbai

177 m

581 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 52 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

43

D2 Tower

Courbevoie

171 m

561 ft

44

Concordia Corporate

Nova Lima

170 m

556 ft

45

Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo

Turin

166 m

545 ft

46

Império das Ondas

Balneario Camboriu

165 m

541 ft

47

The Encore

New York City

163 m

533 ft

48

Foshan Opera Tower

Foshan

160 m

525 ft

49

The Uptown Residences

Toronto

158 m

518 ft

50

Three Hundred

Toronto

158 m

518 ft

51

Helicon

San Pedro Garza García

156 m

512 ft

52

Dubai Frame

Dubai

150 m

492 ft

53

33 Arch Street

Boston

149 m

489 ft

54

One Park Tower

Mississauga

142 m

466 ft

55

Panorama Tower

Leipzig

142 m

466 ft

56

IQ-Quarter Tower 1

Moscow

141 m

463 ft

57

480 Washington Boulevard

Jersey City

141 m

461 ft

58

Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

140 m

460 ft

59

Leader Tower

St. Petersburg

140 m

459 ft

60

WTorre Morumbi

São Paulo

140 m

459 ft

61

Ourhouse Headquarters East Tower

Guangzhou

139 m

456 ft

62

Camargo Corporate North Tower

São Paulo

139 m

456 ft

62

Camargo Corporate South Tower

São Paulo

139 m

456 ft

64

Nextower

Frankfurt am Main

136 m

446 ft

65

Nexus

Seattle

135 m

442 ft

66

Rochaverá Corporate Tower C

São Paulo

134 m

440 ft

67

Residence Inn New York Manhattan/Times Square

New York City

133 m

437 ft

68

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Chicago

132 m

431 ft

69

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza

Houston

131 m

430 ft

70

Ocean Two Condominiums I

Sunny Isles Beach

130 m

426 ft

70

Ocean Two Condominiums II

Sunny Isles Beach

130 m

426 ft

72

Torre Z

São Paulo

129 m

422 ft

73

Fifty South Sixth

Minneapolis

123 m

404 ft

74

Solistice

Mississauga

121 m

397 ft

75

Henninger Turm

Frankfurt am Main

120 m

394 ft

76

Nicholas Residences

Toronto

117 m

384 ft

77

The Milan Condominium

New York City

116 m

381 ft

78

American Residence

Cuiaba

114 m

373 ft

79

RAK Tower

Ras al Khaimah

114 m

373 ft

80

Sede Localiza Hertz

Belo Horizonte

113 m

371 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,271 other buildings of the same office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

81

Fairmont Ambassador Seoul Hotel

Seoul

112 m

367 ft

82

K2 at K Station

Chicago

112 m

366 ft

83

Platinum XO

Toronto

111 m

364 ft

84

Ellipse West

Toronto

110 m

361 ft

85

Torre Diagonal ZeroZero

Barcelona

110 m

361 ft

86

Amorepacific Headquarters

Seoul

110 m

361 ft

87

SkyLight Tower A

Moscow

109 m

358 ft

87

SkyLight Tower B

Moscow

109 m

358 ft

89

10 Bellair

Toronto

108 m

353 ft

90

Three Alliance Center

Atlanta

107 m

351 ft

91

SLS Puerto Madero Torre 1

Buenos Aires

106 m

348 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 31 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

91

SLS Puerto Madero Torre 2

Buenos Aires

106 m

348 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 31 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

93

Hesperia Tower

L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

105 m

344 ft

94

35xv

New York City

102 m

334 ft

95

Kollhoff Tower

Berlin

101 m

331 ft

96

Radio City South

Toronto

101 m

331 ft

97

Edifício São Luís Gonzaga

São Paulo

101 m

331 ft

98

300 West 6th Street

Austin

100 m

328 ft

99

Jumeirah Frankfurt Hotel

Frankfurt am Main

99 m

325 ft

100

Millennium Tower

Amsterdam

98 m

320 ft

101

Dreischeibenhaus

Düsseldorf

95 m

311 ft

102

BS Design Corporate Towers

Fortaleza

91 m

299 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 21 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,271 other buildings of the same office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

103

Transamerica Tower

Toronto

90 m

295 ft

104

The Residence of Avondale, South Tower

Toronto

84 m

276 ft

105

IQ-Quarter Tower 3

Moscow

84 m

274 ft

106

The Bernardin

Chicago

83 m

272 ft

107

NEO Bankside Building C

London

83 m

271 ft

108

The Residence of Avondale, North Tower

Toronto

81 m

266 ft

109

Mirante Lagoa Nova

Natal

81 m

265 ft

110

Rica Forum Hotel

Stavanger

80 m

262 ft

111

Svyatogor 1

Chelyabinsk

79 m

259 ft

112

Svyatogor 2

Chelyabinsk

76 m

249 ft

113

Helbor Trend Joinville

Joinville

68 m

223 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 20 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

114

Pointe 400

St. Louis

66 m

216 ft

115

Scheepvaart en Transport College

Rotterdam

65 m

214 ft

116

NEO Bankside Building B

London

61 m

200 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 18 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

117

Seattle Central Library

Seattle

60 m

196 ft

118

JNBY Headquarters Building C2

Hangzhou

45 m

148 ft

118

JNBY Headquarters Building D1-5

Hangzhou

45 m

148 ft

120

JNBY Headquarters Building E

Hangzhou

42 m

139 ft

121

NEO Bankside Building A

London

41 m

135 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 12 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

121

NEO Bankside Building D

London

41 m

135 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 12 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,153 other buildings of the same residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.

123

JNBY Headquarters Building A1-2

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building A3-4

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building A5

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building B1

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building B2-3

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building C1

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

123

JNBY Headquarters Building D6

Hangzhou

38 m

125 ft

130

Emmons on 3rd

Seattle

26 m

86 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (35%), 44 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (68%), 77 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 125 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 113 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 125 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Designated Experts

Joerg Mueller

Head of Global High-Rise Product, TK Elevator GmbH

Gabriele Elschner

Manager Events/Exhibitions & CSR, TK Elevator GmbH

Joachim Dienelt

Head of Sales High Rise, TK Elevator GmbH

Katharina Ullrich

Project Coordinator, TK Elevator GmbH

Claudius Rath

Ctbuh Leaders At TK Elevator GmbH

CTBUH Skybridges Research Project Steering Committee, 2018 – Present

Markus Jetter

Chief Engineer High Rise and Functional Safety, TK Elevator GmbH

01 June 2018 | Venice

Occupant Interior Transportation Routes Using MULTI

As part of the ongoing CTBUH research project, "A Study on the Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators", students created hypothetical projects that utilize...

31 May 2018 | Chicago

Liberating the Elevator from Ropes

MULTI – the world’s first and only rope-less, sideways-moving elevator – ushers in the end of the 160-year reign of rope-dependent elevators, harnessing the power...

30 October 2017 | Sydney

CTBUH Research: Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators

During the CTBUH 2017 International Conference, held in Sydney, delegates who visited the CTBUH research booth were presented with an introductory video of questions being...

16 March 2017 | Chicago

How High Can We Go? (Highlight)

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first event in the Building Tall lecture...

16 March 2017 | Chicago

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building Tall...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith,...

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

The State of the Art (Technologies) Q&A

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. David Malott, Kohn Pedersen Fox; Wai Ming (Thomas) Tsang, Fing An Financial Centre; Karl-Ott Schoellkopf, Thyssenkrupp, answer questions at...

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

New Approaches for Efficient People Transportation in Both Dimensions – Vertically and Horizontally

The trend of growing cities with permanently increasing populations will require new and visionary solutions for mobility in urban areas. Moving people as we are...

27 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 4d - Q&A

Markus Jetter & Stefan Gerstenmeyer, thyssenkrupp; Shelley Finnigan, ArcelorMittal; John Mizon, Schindler, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 4d: Technological...

27 October 2015 | New York City

A Next Generation Vertical Transportation System

The world’s first rope-free passenger elevator system for high-rise applications enables the building industry to face the challenges of global urbanization. This presentation presents the...

30 January 2020

From “Tech Miracle” to Evolutionary Change

Michael Cesarz, MULTI thyssenkrupp Elevator

The potential of ropeless elevators to change the way we experience urban space has been addressed by two research projects conducted by CTBUH and funded...

17 October 2016

New Approaches for Efficient People Transportation in Both Dimensions – Vertically and Horizontally

Karl-Otto Schoellkopf & Joerg Mueller, thyssenkrupp Elevator

The trend of growing cities with permanently increasing populations will require new and visionary solutions for mobility in urban areas. Moving people as we are...

26 October 2015

A Next Generation Vertical Transportation System

Markus Jetter & Stefan Gerstenmeyer, ThyssenKrupp

The world’s first rope-free passenger elevator system for high-rise applications enables the building industry to face the challenges of global urbanization. MULTI represents the realization...

16 September 2014

Energy-Efficient Elevator Solutions for High-Rise Buildings

Patrick Bass, ThyssenKrupp

Maximizing capacity with smart and energy-efficient elevator solutions for the high-rise buildings of the world’s inaugural metropolitan century.

01 December 2020

Toronto Bus Station to be Replaced with Skyscraper

This Friday, 4 December 2020, after almost two decades in service, GO Transit's old Union Station Bus Terminal will be fenced off and closed to...

11 November 2020

Investment Manager Purchases 52-Story Seoul Office Building

ARA Asset Management has purchased Parc 1 Tower B, an office building in Seoul, for over ₩1 trillion (US$1.2 billion), in a deal slated to...

01 September 2020

South Tower of Complex Nears Completion in Downtown Toronto

Just over three years ago, a surface parking lot southeast of Union Station began its transformation into the first of two towers, part of the...

09 March 2020

New York City’s Highest Outdoor Skydeck Set to Open

The opening of Edge, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, offering 360-degree views of New York City’s iconic skyline will be celebrated...

08 July 2019

Plans for 101-Story Apartment Building Revealed in Moscow

The 405-meter One Tower in Moscow is set to become one of the tallest residential buildings in Europe, the deputy mayor of Moscow announced as...

15 April 2019

New Architects Brought in for Manchester’s St. Michael’s Tower

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has been brought in to deliver Hodder + Partners’ controversial Saint Michael’s tower in Manchester, with the local practice kept...

01 March 2019

As One Chicago Lakefront Project Gets a New Deadline, Another is Announced

The owner of the Chicago Spire site could have another year to begin developing the lakefront site, four months after a downtown alderman rejected a...

21 January 2019

“Tower Fifth” Could Become New York City’s Second-Tallest

For decades, the New York City skyline was dominated by one building, the 1,250-foot-tall (381-meter) Empire State Building. But 17 “supertall” skyscrapers — defined as...

27 March 2018

New Elevator Test Tower Opens in Zhongshan, China

The proliferation of supertall towers around the world continually drives innovations in building engineering, and thyssenkrupp Elevator is at the forefront when it comes to...

03 January 2018

Dubai Frame Opens to the Public

Dubai Frame opened to tourists and residents after five years in the making.   Dubai’s newest landmark is now open to the public and allows...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving thyssenkrupp

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

02 July 2020

This symposium gathered many successful practitioners sharing their experiences and discussing the recreation of the urban realm in the sky through connections between buildings at height.

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 July 2019

Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

18 July 2019

More than 100 attendees gathered at Linked Hybrid for a symposium held in conjunction with the forthcoming skybridge research project, “Bringing the Horizontal Into the Vertical Realm.”

CTBUH India: Challenges to Elevatoring in India

05 July 2019

Join CTBUH India for a panel discussion and networking event on the challenges and opportunities of elevatoring particular to the Indian context.

Skybridges Research: CTBUH / IIT Studio Visit

11 April 2019

As part of the Skybridges research project, CTBUH and IIT College of Architecture traveled to NYC for presentations, workshops, and meetings regarding Skybridge designs.

CTBUH Earmarks $85,000 to Support Research & Academic Programs

06 November 2018

During the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference, awards were conferred in relation to five CTBUH Research and Academic programs that will produce a number of important future outputs.