10 Of The Most Amazing Elevators In The World
There are dozens upon dozens of unique buildings around the world that show that through creativity mankind can achieve enormous feats. But what’s a skyscraper without an elevator? Whether it’s three-storeys high or twenty-storeys high, a building must have an elevator. In order to get away from the usual boring and soulless elevators, these architects have decided to rather embrace the idea that people should enjoy their elevator trip and have created unique designs that truly enhance one’s experience. Without further adieu here are 10 of the most amazing and creative elevators designs in the world.
The Luxor Hotel Inclined Elevator
One of the most extravagant hotels in Las Vegas, the Luxor Hotel is an iconic part of the city’s robust architectural scene. With a pyramid construction, the hotel has elevators that ascend and descend on a incline of 39 degrees, which give the hotel’s visitors a truly unique experience.
The Falkirk Wheel
You may have seen a ton of extraordinary elevators for people, but have you ever seen an elevator for boats? The so-called Falkirk Wheel is basically a rotating boat lift that connects the Union Canal and the Forth and Clyde Canal in Falkirk, Scotland. Turned by as much as 10 hydraulic motors, the 600 ton elevator is truly one of the most innovative architectural feats of our time!