Double-Decker Elevators Shoot Up World's Tallest Building At Top Speeds
Just one of many exciting highlights at the Prince of Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower development.
Higher. Faster. Better. Saudi Prince and Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, announced that his development, the 1.2 billion dollar Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, will not only be the highest tower in the world, but will also boast the highest observation deck and the fastest double deck lifts.
The double-deckers will be manufactured by the Kone Corporation, which will supply seven such elevators for the tower. These DoubleDeck MiniSpace elevators are one of the smartest designs in people flow in recent years, doubling the amount of passengers by stacking two carriages on top of each other while functioning on the same infrastructure.