Cabin Not in the Woods

ThyssenKrupp elevator has won a 2018 German Design Award for the design of its MULTI Ropeless Elevator Cabin in the category of Buildings and Elements. The cabin design is known for its lightweight and space-age materials and integration of technology. The initial cabin design concept was developed by the Junior Professorship in Industrial Design Engineering at Techniche Universitat Dresden. Firm neongrau created the lighting concept and the HMI (Human Machine Interface) and the cabin was built by Composyst. The transparent, lightweight cabin is currently displayed in the lobby of the ThyssenKrupp Test Tower in Rottweil, Germany. The entire MULTI system was also honored by TIME magazine as one of the year’s best inventions of 2017. 

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