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Hitachi has announced that its new high-speed elevator for the Guangzhou CTF Financial Centre will travel at a stomach churning 1,200 meters per minute (45mph), a speed that will allow it to reach the 95th floor in just 43 seconds.
Along with its sister machine it is to be the flagship of a 95 lift fleet that will bear economists, officials and guests up and down the 530 meter tall building. The sky scraper will even be fitted with double decker lifts to utilise all vertical space.
originally posted by: Akragon
a reply to: Wrabbit2000
might bring a new kind of terrorism to the world...
I can imagine someone screwing with this thing.. and it shooting out the top of the building like coke from a shaken bottle...