elevators

Elevators Of The Future Will Move Sideways Without A Single Cable

Elevators Of The Future Will Move Sideways Without A Single Cable

One of the biggest engineering challenges of building a towering skyscraper isn’t keeping the structure from falling over, it’s moving all the people around inside of it. To improve efficiency, and facilitate the construction of even taller buildings, Germany’s ThyssenKrupp has completely redesigned elevators so that they can move sideways…

How Would A Real Space Elevator Work And Is It Even Possible To Build?

How Would A Real Space Elevator Work And Is It Even Possible To Build?

Video: Kurzgesagt ponders the question of whether space elevators can be built and answers it as only they can. It’s fascinating to learn about the (obvious) benefits of having a space elevator — sending things to space becomes much, much cheaper! — but even if it will take forever and…

How To Fix The Elevator

How To Fix The Elevator

High rise buildings have used the same elevator system for decades. So why mess with a good thing? Because that good thing is one major waste of space. Friends, it’s time to redesign the elevator.