Photo Contest 2017 Winners

DateSemptember-October, 2017 Print

Elevator World, Inc. has been successfully holding an industrywide photo contest to showcase the unique perspective of the vertical-transportation industry for five years. Our Fifth Annual Photo Contest received nearly 200 entries from around the world. Nearly 3,200 online voters weighed in to choose the winners of the seven categories from 61 finalists

Elevator World appreciates those who participated by submitting photos or voting for them. Submissions are being accepted immediately for next year’s contest at www.elevatorworld.com/photocontest. Share your photos with the elevator world and earn a chance to win US$250 cash or the equivalent in Elevator World educational products or advertising, in addition to appearing in our magazines next year.

SKYLINES & TALL BUILDINGS

FIRST PLACE

“Philadelphia at dusk”: the Loews Philadelphia Hotel; submitted by Dan Genuario

SECOND PLACE

Evening shot from a balcony of the ME Miami hotel, showing the American Airlines Arena and Freedom Tower; submitted by Gerald B. Adams, Adams Elevator Equipment Co.

THIRD PLACE

Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago; submitted by Dawn O’Connor, Daytona Elevator

HONORABLE MENTION

“Super moon over San Diego,” taken from Spanish Landing Park East; submitted by Gerald B. Adams, Adams Elevator

HONORABLE MENTION

Montreal skyline from Mount Royal, facing the Eastern Townships; submitted by Dawn O’Connor, Daytona Elevator

COMMERCIAl ELEVATORS

FIRST PLACE

Hall door of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; submitted by Tianyu Liu, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Shanghai)

SECOND PLACE

Panoramic elevators in the atrium of the Hyatt Regency, New Orleans; submitted by Thuy Vu

THIRD PLACE (TIE)

Elevator to the Monument to the Revolution viewing platform by night, Mexico City; submitted by Albert W. Hickman

THIRD PLACE (TIE)

Double-deck elevator hoistways in the atrium of St. Botolph’s Building, London; submitted by David W. Fried, Van Deusen and Associates

HONORABLE MENTION

Healing and technology converge at the new-age healthcare facility Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (previously Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago); submitted by Stacie Kliber, G&R Custom Elevator Cabs

PRİVATE RESIDENCE ELEVATORS

FIRST PLACE

Custom bamboo, steel and glass elevator, Park City, Utah; submitted by Chris Harris, A+ Elevators & Lifts

SECOND PLACE

Situated on one of the many canyon roads snaking up the Hollywood, California, hills, this modern new residence spanning many levels includes an ElfoLift 2 with glass shaft; submitted by Bradley Wood, Lift Shop.

THIRD PLACE (TIE)

Looking up the hoistway of a panoramic elevator, the ceiling lights of the cab visible through the floor, Staten Island, New York; submitted by Andy Darnley, Nationwide Lifts

HONORABLE MENTION

Interior views of a Colorado elevator; submitted by Farid Waleh, Custom Cabs Inc.

ESCALATORS & MOVING WALKS

FIRST PLACE

Installation of four Victoria escalators with a special balustrade designed into existing bridge construction, Zoetermeer, Netherlands; submitted by Janina Wegner, thyssenkrupp

SECOND PLACE

The MBK Shopping Centre, one of the most important shopping malls in Bangkok, has many escalators that provide access to its various floors; submitted by Paola Grassi, IGB Group SRL.

THIRD PLACE

Escalators at the River City shopping mall in Bangkok; submitted by Paola Grassi, IGV Group

HONORABLE MENTION

A bird’s-eye view over the escalators of the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland; submitted by Joy Nightingale

HONORABLE MENTION

Open public escalators that serve the Nu Sentral Complex and nearby monorail station, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; submitted by Rosley Majid, Titian Kencana Studio

HISTORICAL / LEGACY QUIPMENT

FIRST PLACE

Elevator machine room with Otis equipment, Inquirer Building, Philadelphia; submitted by Dan Genuario

SECOND PLACE

1930s Express Lift Co. elevator entrance, Fowey Hotel, Fowey, U.K.; submitted by Lee Pile, P & P Lifts Ltd.

INCLINED LIFTS

FIRST PLACE

Residential outdoor inclined lift, Celle Ligure, Italy; submitted by Riccardo Maspero, Maspero Elevator

SECOND PLACE

Public outdoor inclined lift, Kalopanagiotis, Southern Cyprus; submitted by Riccardo Maspero, Maspero Elevator

THIRD PLACE

Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Torquay, U.K.; submitted by Lee Pile, P & P Lifts

MACHINES & COMPONENTS

FIRST PLACE

Resistors at GAL Manufacturing Corp.’s facilities in Bronx, New York; submitted by Beatrix Walter

SECOND PLACE

Position indicator, London House, Chicago; submitted by Dawn O’Connor, Daytona Elevator

THIRD PLACE

1929 Otis basement traction machine sitting on a 1937 Ford at Rocky Mountain Elevator Products’ (RMEP) headquarters, Grand Junction, Colorado; submitted by Johnathan Kazmierczak, RMEP

HONORABLE MENTION

ECS Corp.’s stock of Westinghouse rack chain at the company’s facilities in Broadview, Illinois; submitted by Cathy Hayat, ECS